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Related to aminopeptidase: leucine aminopeptidase
Enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of a peptide, removing the amino acyl residue at the amino end of the chain (that is, an n-exopeptidase); found in intestinal secretions.
aminopeptidase(ə-mē′nō-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′, ăm′ə-)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the terminal peptide bond of a polypeptide from the end that contains a free amino group.
aminopeptidaseAny of the hydrolases–enzymes, which catalyze the removal of amino terminal amino acids or dipeptides from a protein or peptide
[EC sub-group 3.4.11] Enzyme catalyzing the breakdown of a peptide, removing the aminoacid at the amino end of the chain (i.e., an exopeptidase); found in intestinal secretions.
aminopeptidasean enzyme that catalyses the sequential hydrolysis of amino acids in a polypeptide chain from the N-terminal.
an enzyme produced by the intestinal mucosa which completes the process of protein digestion by hydrolyzing the amino-terminal amino acids of peptides and some proteins, after the initial breakdown of protein to peptides has already taken place, e.g. the enzyme that removes the methionine coded by the initiation codon AUG.