carboxypeptidase


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carboxypeptidase

[kär‚bäk·sē′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a peptide at the end containing the free carboxyl group.
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Ephedra foeminea drops had a probable defense protein (chitinase), two carbohydrate-modifying enzymes ([beta]-xylosidase, glycosyl-hydrolase-like protein), and proteases (aspartic protease, serine carboxypeptidase).
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Shree Divya from NIMS spoke briefly on H475Y variant of Glutamate Carboxypeptidase II and its role in disease susceptibility and progression, in diseases such as prostate cancers and autism.
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Successful treatment of intrathecal methotrexate overdose by using ventriculolumbar perfusion and intrathecal instillation of carboxypeptidase G2.
Assessment of carboxypeptidase M (CPM) amplification: a surrogate marker for MDM2 amplification in the discrimination of well-differentiated liposarcomas/atypical lipomatous tumors from lipomas.