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carboxypeptidase

noun car·boxy·pep·ti·dase \-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of CARBOXYPEPTIDASE

:  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
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First Known Use of CARBOXYPEPTIDASE

1935
Medical Dictionary

carboxypeptidase

noun car·boxy·pep·ti·dase \-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of CARBOXYPEPTIDASE

:  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

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