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 (kär-bŏk′sē-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
Any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the terminal amino acid of a polypeptide from the end that contains a free carboxyl group.
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Although bradykinin is degraded by other peptidases--for example, aminopeptidases M, carboxypeptidases N, neutral endopeptidases, dipeptidyl peptidase IV, enkephalinases, or neprilysin--these enzymes are less effective than ACE (7).
The use of a non-specific technique (Walter, 1984) at a neutral and basic pH enables the quantification of activities of different proteases, such as trypsin, chymotrypsin, carboxypeptidases, aminopeptidases, elastases and collagenases as the main proteases that acts together as reported in several fish species (Torrissen, 1987; Klomklao, 2008; Unajak et al, 2012).
These include serine carboxypeptidases that have regulatory functions both in the cytoplasm, as well as in the extracellular spaces.
Many pre-formed mediators are involved in an anaphylactic reaction, including histamine, tryptase, chymase, mast cell carboxypeptidases, platelet activating factor and others.
g, alcohol dehydrogenases, aldolases, peptidases, carboxypeptidases, proteases, phosphatases, transphorylases and RNA and DNA polymerases, carbonic anhydrases) have been reported [13-16].
niger strains as the source of carboxypeptidases has been reported (Varga et al.
His research, done in collaboration with freshman and sophomore students, focuses on organic synthesis and enzymology, targeting novel inhibitors for carboxypeptidases.
The amidation of the carboxy terminus has been reported to protect against carboxypeptidases (26), and exoprotease resistance was characteristic to designated "second-generation" reporter peptides (Table 1).
monodon in this study, it could also be safely assumed that other proteases like carboxypeptidases were present in P.
The few enzymes that have been documented include trypsin and carboxypeptidases A and B in Callinectes sapidus (blue crab) (Dendinger, 1987; Dendinger and O'Connor, 1990); [alpha]-amylase in Carcinus maenas (green crab) (Blandamer and Beechy, 1964); and [alpha]-glucosidase in Cancer borealis (jonah crab), Cancer irroratus (rock crab) (Brun and Wojtowicz, 1976), and C.
The inactive forms of chymotrypsin, carboxypeptidases, and other peptidases are activated by trypsin.