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Carboxypeptidase U

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EC number  3.4.17.20
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
CAS number  156621-18-0
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry

Carboxypeptidase U (EC 3.4.17.20, arginine carboxypeptidase, carboxypeptidase R, plasma carboxypeptidase B, thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor) is an enzyme. This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction

Release of C-terminal Arg and Lys from a polypeptide

Pro-carboxypeptidase U in (human) plasma is activated by thrombin or plasmin during clotting to form the unstable carboxypeptidase U.

References

Carboxypeptidase U Wikipedia


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