leucine amino peptidase

leucine amino peptidase

[′lü‚sēn ə¦mē·nō ′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that acts on peptides to catalyze the release of terminal amino acids, especially leucine residues, having free α-amino groups.
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Leucine amino peptidase is one of the enzymes responsible for the hydrolysis of the proteins; they are present on the brush-border membrane of the mature enterocytes [17].
Piperine also stimulated Leucine amino peptidase and Glycyl-glycine dipeptidase activity, due to the alteration in enzyme kinetics.