carboxycathepsin

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar-bok′sē-kă-thep′sin Synonyms: peptidyl dipeptidase A
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carboxycathepsin

Synonym for peptidyl-dipeptidase A ... <enzyme> A hydrolase cleaving C-terminal dipeptides from a variety of substrates, including angiotensin I, which is converted to angiotensin II and histidylleucine. ... An important step in the metabolism of certain vasopressor agents. ... It is a chloride-dependent, zinc glycoprotein that is generally m...
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