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aminopeptidase (cytosol)

Pronunciation: ă-mē′nō-pep′ti-dās sī′tō-sol

Definition: An enzyme of broad specificity, containing zinc, and catalyzing the hydrolysis of the N-terminal amino acyl group of a peptide (an exopeptidase).

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