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Medical Term:

serine carboxypeptidase


a carboxypeptidase of broad specificity for terminal amino acid residues of peptides; the optimal pH is 4.5–6.0; sensitive to diisopropyl fluorophosphate; contains a seryl residue at the active site.

Synonym(s): acid carboxypeptidase

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