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Carboxypeptidases A

Carboxypeptidases that are primarily found the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM that catalyze the release of C-terminal amino acids. Carboxypeptidases A have little or no activity for hydrolysis of C-terminal ASPARTIC ACID; GLUTAMIC ACID; ARGININE; LYSINE; or PROLINE. This enzyme requires ZINC as a cofactor and was formerly listed as EC 3.4.2.1 and EC 3.4.12.2.

Year introduced: 2004

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.350.245.250, D08.811.277.656.350.555.350, D08.811.277.656.675.555.350

MeSH Unique ID: D043422

Registry Number: EC 3.4.17.1

Entry Terms:

  • Carboxypeptidase A
  • Carboxypeptidase A2
  • Procarboxypeptidase A2
  • PCPA2 Enzyme
  • Procarboxypeptidase A
  • Procarboxypeptidase A1
  • PCPA1 Enzyme
  • Carboxypeptidase A1
  • Carboxypeptidase A5

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