carboxypeptidase

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car·box·y·pep·ti·dase

 (kär-bŏk′sē-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
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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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.
niger strains as the source of carboxypeptidases has been reported (Varga et al.
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.
A number of enzymes, including [Beta]-lactamases, carboxypeptidases, and squalene epoxidase, are under current study to develop inhibitors which may be useful medicinal agents and to gain insights into mechanisms of catalysis.
Many preformed mediators are involved in an anaphylactic reaction, including histamine, tryptase, chymase, mast cell carboxypeptidases, platelet activating factor and others.
Other enzymes which can transform mycotoxins include proteases, carboxypeptidases, and lactonohydrolyases (EFSA, 2009).
Carboxypeptidases from A to Z: implications in embryonic development and Wnt binding.
Families of overlapping peptides have been observed in many studies, suggesting the release of peptides from larger parent proteins by endoproteolytic cleavage followed by variable trimming of released peptides by aminopeptidases and carboxypeptidases (70, 74-79).
The proteolytic processing of peptides in the circulation by amino- and carboxypeptidases is well known, and it should not be surprising that the identified molecules represent modified and/or truncated forms of C3a.