carboxypeptidase B

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car·box·y·pep·ti·dase B

(kar-bok'sē-pep'ti-dās),
A hydrolase that releases C-terminal lysyl or arginyl residues preferentially. A zinc-containing exopeptidase.
Synonym(s): protaminase

carboxypeptidase B

(1) The term recommended by the IUBMB for the enzyme EC 3.4.17.2, which catalyses preferential release of C-terminal lysine or arginine. 
(2) Lysine carboxypeptidase, EC 3.4.17.3.