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Lysine Carboxypeptidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lysine Carboxypeptidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.350.245.450
D08.811.277.656.350.555.750
D08.811.277.656.675.555.750
Unique ID
D001121
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001121
Scope Note
A metallocarboxypeptidase that removes C-terminal basic amino acid from peptides and proteins, with preference shown for lysine over arginine. It is a plasma zinc enzyme that inactivates bradykinin and anaphylatoxins.
Entry Term(s)
Anaphylatoxin Inactivator
Bradykininase
Carboxypeptidase N
Kininase I
Registry Number
EC 3.4.17.3
Previous Indexing
Arginine (1972-1974)
Carboxypeptidases (1972-1974)
Peptides (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1997; see ARGININE CARBOXYPEPTIDASE 1991-1996, see CARBOXYPEPTIDASES 1975-1990; for KININASE I see CARBOXYPEPTIDASES 1975-1981
History Note
1997 (1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Lysine Carboxypeptidase Preferred
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