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Information on EC 3.4.17.1 - carboxypeptidase A

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IUBMB Comments

A zinc enzyme formed from procarboxypeptidase A. Isolated from cattle, pig and dogfish pancreas, and other sources including mast cells and skeletal muscle . Type example of peptidase family M14.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea

Synonyms
cpa, carboxypeptidase a, mcp-2, mc-cpa, carboxypeptidase a1, carboxypeptidase a3, carboxypeptidase-a, mast cell carboxypeptidase a, carboxypeptidase a4, mecpa, more

REACTION
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
release of a C-terminal amino acid, but little or no action with -Asp, -Glu, -Arg, -Lys or -Pro
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