proline iminopeptidase


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pro·line im·i·no·pep·ti·dase

a hydrolase cleaving l-prolyl residues from the N-terminal position in peptides.
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pro·line im·i·no·pep·ti·dase

(prō'lēn i-mē'nō-pep'ti-dās)
[EC 3.4.11.5] A hydrolase cleaving l-proline residues from the N-terminal position in peptides.
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proline iminopeptidase

(prō′lēn″ im″ĭ-nō″pep′tĭ-dās″),

PIP

An enzyme that helps catalyze the removal of proline residues from the N-terminal portion of polypeptides. Elevated levels of PIP in vaginal fluids are an indicator of bacterial vaginosis.
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