exopeptidase definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a small grouping of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of solitary amino acids from end of a polypeptide chain.
    • Any of several enzymes which catalyze removing just one amino acid from end of a polypeptide sequence.
    • Any of a small grouping of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of single proteins through the end of a polypeptide sequence.
    • some of a small grouping of enzymes which catalyze removing a single amino acid through the end of a polypeptide string.

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