carnosinase

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carnosinase

 [kahr´no-sĭ-nās]
an enzyme that hydrolyzes carnosine (amino-acyl-l-histidine) and other dipeptides containing l-histidine into their constituent amino acids.
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car·nos·in·ase

(kar'nō-si-nās),
Mammalian enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of carnosine, producing histidine and β-alanine; a deficiency of the serum enzyme leads to elevated carnosine levels.
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carnosinase

EC 3.4.13.3 Xaa-His dipeptidase. This is a deleted enzyme name, which is covered by:
• EC 3.4.13.18, cytosol nonspecific dipeptidase; and
• EC 3.4.13.20, beta-Ala-His dipeptidase.
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