leucine aminopeptidase

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leu·cine a·mi·no·pep·ti·dase (LAP),

aminopeptidase (cytosol).
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leucine aminopeptidase



A proteolytic enzyme present in the pancreas, liver, and small intestine. Its serum level is elevated in disease of the pancreas, esp. acute pancreatitis, and in obstruction of the common bile duct.
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"Biliary tract Enzymology." A clinical comparison of serum alkaline phosphatase, leucine aminopeptidase and 5'-nucleotidase.
Kinetic parameters of metal-substituted leucine aminopeptidase from bovine lens.
To further characterize the rHSA-SG reactivity, exhaustive proteolysis of reacted rHSA was performed with pronase and leucine aminopeptidase. The modified amino acids were purified using anti-SG antibody affinity chromatography and analyzed by MALDI-TOF-MS.
Leucine aminopeptidase activity was zero at hatching (0 DPH) and gradually increased by 3 DPH, then decreased at 5 and 6 DPH.
BF = bright field, 2D = grown on plastic, 2.5D = grown on transwell inserts, 3D = grown in matrigel sandwich, GGT1 = [gamma]-glutamyltransferase 1, LAP3 = leucine aminopeptidase 3, ALPL = alkaline phosphatase.
Michaelsson et al., "Adipocyte-derived leucine aminopeptidase genotype and response to antihypertensive therapy," BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, vol.
Effects of food dyes on Paramecium caudatum: toxicity and inhibitory effects on leucine aminopeptidase and acid phosphatase activity, Toxicol.