dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase


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di·pep·ti·dyl carboxypeptidase

(dī-pĕp′tĭ-dĭl′)
n.
A proteolytic enzyme that catalyzes the removal of dipeptides from a variety of compounds, as from angiotensin I as it is converted to angiotensin II. Also called angiotensin-converting enzyme.
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