carboxypeptidase


carboxypeptidase
Enzymes (particularly of pancreas) that remove the C-terminal amino acid from a protein or peptide. Carboxypeptidase A, (EC 3.4.17.1) will remove any amino acid; carboxypeptidase B (EC 3.4.17.2) is specific for terminal lysine or arginine.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Carboxypeptidase E — Carboxypeptidase E, also known as CPE, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: CPE carboxypeptidase E| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=1363| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase — (EC number 3.4.16 3.4.18) is an enzyme that hydrolyzes the carboxy terminal (C terminal) end of a peptide bond. Humans, animals, and plants contain several types of carboxypeptidases with diverse functions ranging from catabolism to protein… …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase B2 — (plasma) Rendering based on PDB 3D66 …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase A2 — (pancreatic), also known as CPA2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: CPA2 carboxypeptidase A2 (pancreatic)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=1358| accessdate = ] PBB Summary… …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase A — usually refers to the pancreatic exopeptidase which hydrolyzes peptide bonds of C terminal residues with aromatic or aliphatic side chains. Most scientists in the field now refer to this enzyme as Gene|CPA1, and to a related pancreatic… …   Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase — Carboxypeptidasen Enzymklassifikation EC, Kategorie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Carboxypeptidase B — protein Name=carboxypeptidase B1 (tissue) caption= width= HGNCid=2299 Symbol=CPB1 AltSymbols= EntrezGene=1360 OMIM=114852 RefSeq=NM 001871 UniProt=P15086 PDB= ECnumber=3.4.17.2 Chromosome=3 Arm=q Band=24 LocusSupplementaryData=protein… …   Wikipedia

  • carboxypeptidase C — See serine carboxypeptidase …   Medical dictionary

  • carboxypeptidase — karboksipeptidazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentas, atskeliantis C galines aminorūgštis. atitikmenys: angl. carboxypeptidase rus. карбоксипептидаза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • carboxypeptidase — noun Date: 1935 an enzyme that hydrolyzes peptides and especially polypeptides by splitting off sequentially the amino acids at the end of the peptide chain which contain free carboxyl groups …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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