aminopeptidase

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aminopeptidase

[ə‚mē·nō′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme which catalyzes the liberation of an amino acid from the end of a peptide having a free amino group.
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Trichoplusia ni resistance to Cry1Ac toxin in this strain was related to aminopeptidase N (APN1 and APN6) genes by a trans-regulatory mechanism, where APN1 was down-regulated and APN6 was up-regulated (Zhang et al.
Pest insect aminopeptidase N (APN) is a receptor for Bacilhts thuringiensis Cryl proteins.
Properties of rat brain dipeptidyl aminopeptidases in the presence of detergents.
Key words: Lambda-cyhalothrin, Periplaneta americana, cytoplasmic proteases, lysosomal proteases, aminopeptidases, endopeptidases, cathepsins.
2002) and diapedesis (Cheng 1981), as well as humoral factors including lysozymes, aminopeptidases, phospholipase C, antibacterial proteins, lectins and protease inhibitors (Mohandas & Cheng 1985, Kamiya et al.
2) In addition, two or more aminopeptidases may attack the same substrate.
Cufluthrin, Musca domestica, insecticide-resistance, cytoplasmic proteases, lysosomal proteases, aminopeptidases, endopeptidases, cathepsins
1992), natural killer cell-like activity (Morsey & De Guise 2003), and apoptosis (Sunila & LaBanca 2003) as well as humoral factors including lysozymes, aminopeptidases, phospholipase C, antimicrobial peptides, and lectins (Mohandas & Cheng 1985, Kamiya et al.
coli methionine aminopeptidase were cloned independently into two incompatible vectors one with ampicillin and the other with kanamycin resistance.