Definition of Aminopeptidase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any of several enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the peptide bond of the terminal amino acid at the amino end of a polypeptide or protein ¹



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Definition of Aminopeptidase

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aminopeptidase

1. An enzyme that removes the N-terminal amino acid from a protein or peptide. Registry number: EC 3.4.11. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aminopeptidase

aminomethyltransferase
aminometradine
aminometramide
aminomycin
aminonaphthol
aminonicotinamide
aminonicotinamides
aminonitrene
aminonitrenes
aminonitrile
aminonitriles
aminonucleoside
aminooligopeptidase
aminooxyacetic acid
aminopenicillins
aminopeptidase (current term)
aminopeptidases
aminophenanthrene
aminophenazone
aminophenol
aminophenols
aminophenyl
aminopherase
aminopherases
aminophosphine
aminophosphines
aminophosphonate
aminophylline
aminophyllines
aminoplast

Literary usage of Aminopeptidase

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"aminopeptidase M (AP-M) was employed for evaluation of the ... aminopeptidase M digests were prepared in the manner described by Hofmann, et al. ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"A leucine aminopeptidase test system is a device intended to measure the activity of ... Leucine aminopeptidase measurements are used in the diagnosis and ..."

3. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"196-197 aminopeptidase (Leucine) Activity, 899-900 aminopeptidase, Leucine (Aspergillus niger var., Aspergillus oryzae var., and other microbial species), ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... aminopeptidase preparation derived lactococcus lactis. enzyme PART ... FOOD SUB from STANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE (a) aminopeptidase ..."

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