lysine(arginine) carboxypeptidase

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EC; other names: carboxypeptidase N; arginine carboxypeptidase; kininase I; anaphylotoxin inactivator; an enzyme that hydrolyses peptidyl‐l‐lysine (or l‐arginine) to peptide and l‐lysine (or l‐arginine). It inactivates bradykinin complement components, C3a and C5a, by removal of the C‐terminal Arg.


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