Carboxypeptidases

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Abstract

Carboxypeptidases are involved in a wide range of physiological processes, ranging from the digestion of food to the biosynthesis of peptides that function in cell-cell signaling. There are two major groups of carboxypeptidases; one uses serine as an active site residue and the other uses zinc in the active site.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Fricker, L. (2007). Carboxypeptidases. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-4). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60564-1