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Substance Name: Carboxypeptidase A
RN: 11075-17-5


  • Carboxypeptidases that are primarily found the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM that catalyze the release of C-terminal amino acids. Carboxypeptidases A have little or no activity for hydrolysis of C-terminal ASPARTIC ACID; GLUTAMIC ACID; ARGININE; LYSINE; or PROLINE. This enzyme requires ZINC as a cofactor and was formerly listed as EC and EC
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MeSH Heading

  • Carboxypeptidases A


  • EINECS 234-297-5

Systematic Name

  • Carboxypeptidase A

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 11075-17-5

System Generated Number

  • 0011075175