dipeptidase


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di·pep·ti·dase

(dī-pep'ti-dās),
A hydrolase catalyzing the hydrolysis of a dipeptide to its constituent amino acids.

dipeptidase

/di·pep·ti·dase/ (-pep´tĭ-dās) any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the peptide linkage in a dipeptide.

dipeptidase

(dī-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides into their constituent amino acids.

di·pep·ti·dase

(dī-pep'ti-dās)
A hydrolase catalyzing the hydrolysis of a dipeptide to its constituent amino acids.

dipeptidase

a proteolytic enzyme occurring in the pancreatic secretion of chickens, and the intestinal brush border of mammals.
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Key words: Piperine, brush border membrane, fluidity, leucine amino peptidase, glycyl-glycine dipeptidase, kinetics, microvilli
Glycyl-glycine dipeptidase (GGDP): GGDP activity was determined by the decrease in absorbance at 220 nm due to the hydrolysis of peptide bonds (Josefson and Lindberg, 1965).
Table 3 Effect of Piperine on Glycyl-glycine dipeptidase and Leucine Amino peptidase activation Rat jejunum.
Dipeptidase activity and intensity of absorbtion of amino acid in the intestine of chickens fed on diets containing enzyme preparation.
The presence of salseed meal tannins in the diets of fowl results in lowered digestibility of protein, reduced activities of digestive enzymes (trypsin, chymotrypsin, [beta]-amylase, dipeptidase and disaccharidases) in the gut lumen and increase in the relative weight of the pancreas (Mahmood et al.
The quantities measured and the corresponding analyzers were as follows: serum concentrations of apolipoprotein A1, apolipoproteins B, bilirubin (nonesterified), chloride, cholinesterase, HDL-cholesterol, L-lactate dehydrogenase, lipoprotein(a), pancreatic a-amylase, peptidyl dipeptidase A, transferrin, and triacylglycerol lipase were measured with the Modular System (Roche Diagnostics); serum magnesium concentrations were measured with the Dimension RxL (Dade Behring); serum concentrations of CA 15-3 antigen, CA 19-9 antigen, CA 125 antigen, a-fetoprotein, [[beta].
Sequence identification and characterization of human carnosinase and a closely related non-specific dipeptidase.
9 mmol/L in whole blood, respectively (15)], followed by a degradation pathway via reactions catalyzed by [gamma]-glutamyltranspeptidase and dipeptidases (EC 3.