aminopeptidase

noun ami·no·pep·ti·dase \ ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās , -ˌdāz \

Definition of aminopeptidase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes peptides by acting on the peptide bond next to a terminal amino acid containing a free amino group

First Known Use of aminopeptidase

1935


Medical Dictionary

aminopeptidase

noun ami·no·pep·ti·dase \ ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz \

medical Definition of aminopeptidase

: an enzyme (as one found in the duodenum) that hydrolyzes peptides by acting on the peptide bond next to a terminal amino acid containing a free amino group

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