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a•mi•no•pep•ti•dase



Pronunciation: (u-mē"nō-pep'ti-dās", -dāz", am"u-nō-), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of several intestinal hydrolytic enzymes that remove an amino acid from the end of a peptide chain having a free amino group. Cf. carboxypeptidase.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

amino groupaminophenol

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