DPP4

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DPP4

A gene on chromosome 2q24.3 that encodes dipeptidyl-peptidase 4, a ubiquitous, membrane-bound enzyme with roles in nutrition, metabolism, the endocrine system, immune regulation (for instance, it is essential for T-cell receptor (TCR)-mediated T-cell activation), bone marrow mobilisation, apoptosis, cell adhesion and tumourigenesis.
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Comparative studies of the sugar chains of aminopeptidase N and dipeptidylpeptidase IV purified from rat kidney brush-border membrane.
Sialoforms of dipeptidylpeptidase IV from rat kidney and liver.
Dipeptidylpeptidase IV from bench to bedside: an update on structural properties, functions, and clinical aspects of the enzyme DPP IV [Review].