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carboxypeptidase

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

Definition of carboxypeptidase

  1. :  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



1935

First Known Use of carboxypeptidase

1935


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carboxypeptidase

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

Medical Definition of carboxypeptidase

  1. :  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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