Peptidase


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peptidase

[′pep·tə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of peptides to amino acids.

Peptidase

 

any one of a group of enzymes of the hydrolase class. Peptidases split off one amino acid at a time from either the carboxylic or the aminic end of protein and peptide molecules. Accordingly, they are classed as either carboxypeptidases or aminopeptidases. Dipeptidases hydrolyze dipeptides.

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These genes code for peptidases, which normally chew up proteins (polypeptides) and lack the ability to recognize anything else.
The online version will have the enhanced options including online multimedia, cross-referencing capabilities, integrated online delivery and closer integration with the online MEROPS database of peptidases and their inhibitors.
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