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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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


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  • Danzer E, Layne M, Gorman T, Radu A, AdzickNS, Flake A. Gastroschisis in mice lacking aortic carboxypeptidase-like protein is associated with a defect in neuromuscular development restricted to the eviscerated intestine.

    CHOP abdominal wall defect publications

  • "We have developed an assay for this mast cell enzyme and looked at some 200 cases of anaphylaxis and found an increased concentration of carboxypeptidase in the blood," Walls said.

    Deadly Food Allergies

  • Finally, researchers in the United Kingdom found that levels of carboxypeptidase, an enzyme associated with mast cells, were higher in people who had an anaphylactic reaction, compared with those without a reaction.

    Deadly Food Allergies

  • Endorphins are metabolized by the enzymes acetyltransferase, carboxypeptidase B, or other endopeptidases.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • They are metabolized by a trypsinlike endopeptidase, carboxypeptidase B, and endo-oligopeptidase A.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • In 1929 he isolated pepsin in pure crystalline form by techniques which were later used by himself and other workers to crystallize trypsin, chymotrypsin, carboxypeptidase, and pepsinogen.

    John H. Northrop - Biography

  • CPE-delta N is a variant of an enzyme, carboxypeptidase E CPE, usually involved in processing hormones, Loh explained.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Husson SJ, Janssen T, Baggerman G, Bogert B, Kahn-Kirby AH, et al. (2007) Impaired processing of FLP and NLP peptides in carboxypeptidase E (EGL-21) - deficient Caenorhabditis elegans as analyzed by mass spectrometry.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • A) The N-terminal of peptide 1 was Glu, and Thr was released first by carboxypeptidase.

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