carboxypeptidase A

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car·box·y·pep·ti·dase A

A hydrolase that releases C-terminal amino acids, with the exception of C-terminal arginyl, lysyl, and prolyl residues. A zinc-containing exopeptidase.
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We redissolved fibrinogen to 5 g/L in 50 mmol/L N[H.sub.4]HC[O.sub.3] containing 0.18 g/L bovine carboxypeptidase A (CpA) and incubated the fibrinogen solution overnight at room temperature (9).
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Determination of carboxypeptidase A using N-acetyl-phenylalanyl-3-thiaphenylalanine as substrate: application to a direct serum assay.
Characterization of bovine carboxypeptidase A. Biochemistry 1971;10:4023-5.
Methoxypoly-(ethylene glycol)-conjugated carboxypeptidase A for solid tumor targeting: part II: pharmacokinetics and biodistribution in normal and tumor-bearing rodents.