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carboxypeptidase

 [kahr-bok″se-pep´tĭ-dās]
an exopeptidase that acts only on the peptide linkage of a terminal amino acid containing a free carboxyl group.
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car·box·y·pep·ti·dase

(kar-bok'sē-pep'ti-dās),
A hydrolase that removes the amino acid at the free carboxyl end of a polypeptide chain; an exopeptidase.
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carboxypeptidase

(kär-bŏk′sē-pĕp′tĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
Any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the terminal amino acid of a polypeptide from the end that contains a free carboxyl group.
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carboxypeptidase

Any enzyme (EC 3.4.16 to EC 3.4.18) which hydrolyses (cleaves) the peptide bond of the COOH terminal amino acid from a peptide; carboxypeptidase A removes aromatic or branched hydrocarbons, while carboxypeptidase B removes positively charged terminal lysine or arginine amino acid residues.
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car·box·y·pep·ti·dase

(kahr-bok'sē-pep'ti-dās)
A hydrolase that removes the amino acid at the free carboxyl end of a polypeptide chain; an exopeptidase.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

carboxypeptidase

an exopeptidase that catalyses the hydrolysis of amino acids in polypeptide chains from the C-terminal.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005