dipeptidase
noun Date: 1927 any of various enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides but not polypeptides

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  • Dipeptidase — Dipeptidases are enzymes secreted by enterocytes into the small intestine. Dipeptidases hydrolyze bound pairs of amino acids, called dipeptides. Dipeptidases are secreted onto the brush border of the villi in the small intestine, where they… …   Wikipedia

  • Dipeptidase — Dipeptidasen sind Enzyme, die Dipeptide hydrolytisch in zwei Aminosäuren spalten. Dipeptidasen bilden damit eine Untergruppe der Peptidasen. Dipeptidasen kommen vor allem im Verdauungstrakt der Tiere vor, wo sie die abschließenden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dipeptidase — /duy pep ti days , dayz /, n. Biochem. any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides. [DIPEPTIDE + ASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dipeptidase — noun Any of a class of enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides in the small intestine …   Wiktionary

  • dipeptidase — A hydrolase catalyzing the hydrolysis of a dipeptide to its constituent amino acid s. methionyl d. a hydrolase catalyzing the hydrolysis of an l methionyl amino acid to l methionine and an amino acid. * * * di·pep·ti·dase dī pep tə .dās, .dāz n… …   Medical dictionary

  • Dipeptidase — Di|pep|ti|da|se [↑ Dipeptid u. ↑ ase], die; , n; Syn.: Dipeptid Hydrolase: eine ↑ Peptidase, die Dipeptide in Aminosäuren zerlegt. * * * Di|pep|ti|da|se, die; , n (Chemie): Enzym, das Dipeptide spaltet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Dipeptidase — Di|pep|ti|da|se 〈f.; Gen.: , Pl.: n; Chemie〉 Enzym, das Dipeptide spaltet [Etym.: <Di…2 + Peptidase] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Dipeptidase — Di|peptida̱se [↑...ase] w; , n: Enzym, das Dipeptide spaltet …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Dipeptidase — Di|pep|ti|da|se die; , n <zu ↑...ase> ↑Enzym, das Dipeptide spaltet (Chem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • dipeptidase — di·pep·ti·dase …   English syllables

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