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An enzyme that hydrolyzes a dipeptide.
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Os aminoacidos liberados pelas dipeptidases
citossolicas no meio intracelular dos enterocitos podem ser utilizados pela propria celula ou liberados para a circulacao portal, mediante transportadores de aminoacidos localizados na membrana basolateral.
It has been suggested that low iron absorption in these patients may be explained by the intestinal mucosal changes that develop with uremia, including changes in activity of certain digestive enzymes--decreased activity of dipeptidases
and increased activity of disaccharidases.
A variety of dipeptidases
convert [LTD.sub.4] to the last member of the chain, leukotriene [E.sub.4] ([LTE.sub.4]).