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carboxydipeptidase

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  • n. Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the terminal amino acid of a dipeptide from the end that contains a free carboxyl group

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Examples

  • Angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE, CD143) is a Zn2+ carboxydipeptidase which plays key roles in the regulation of blood pressure and in the development of vascular pathology and remodeling

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