PCSK2(redirected from Proprotein convertase 2)
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PCSK2A gene on chromosome 20p11.2 that encodes a peptidase S8 family convertase located in secretory granules and involved in processing pairs of basic amino acid residues located on prohormones and other protein precursors (e.g., POMC, renin, enkephalin, dynorphin, somatostatin and insulin).
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