aminopeptidase


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to aminopeptidase: leucine aminopeptidase

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Leucine aminopeptidase in gastrointestinal cancers.
41] have isolated proteolytic species of Lactobacillus such as Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Lactobacillus rhamnosus with aminopeptidases and prolinase activity.
To further characterize the rHSA-SG reactivity, exhaustive proteolysis of reacted rHSA was performed with pronase and leucine aminopeptidase.
United States Patent 6,399,349 titled "Human Aminopeptidase P Gene," which is the subject of the license agreement, covers the XPNPEP2 gene that codes for the clinically important protein, membrane-bound aminopeptidase P (AmP) discovered by Dr.
4); phosphoglucomutase (Pgm-1&2), tripeptide aminopeptidase (Pep-A&B), and malic enzyme (Mod) on tris citrate (pH 8.
Tests for proline aminopeptidase,[5] sialidases,[6] and various amine and acid byproducts[7,8] have demonstrated value in identifying women with bacterial vaginosis.
Zafgen will present a clinical update on beloranib and Phase 1b study highlights, as well as a poster for fumagillin, a prototype methionine aminopeptidase 2 (MetAP2) inhibitor.
Proline aminopeptidase test: With an enzyme substrate in a micro titer plate vaginal fluid incubated for 4 hrs at 35.
Selective isolation of bacteria with dipeptidyl aminopeptidase type I activity from the sheep rumen.
Oligomerization triggers binding of a Bacillus thuringiensis cry1Ab pore-forming toxin to aminopeptidase N receptor leading to insertion into membrane microdomains.
Some of the insulinomimetic effects of zinc can be explained by the induction of translocation of GLUT to the plasma membrane, through activation of one zinc-dependent molecule, insulin-responsive aminopeptidase (IRAP), which is expressed and characterized in fat and muscle as insulin target tissues, resulting in an increased uptake of glucose into tissue cells, thereby lowering the blood glucose level [11].