N-alpha-acetylenkephalin carboxypeptidase

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N-alpha-acetylenkephalin carboxypeptidase

(Science: enzyme) removes sequentially 2 amino acids from c-terminal end of n-acetyl(met5)- or n-acetyl(leu5)-enkephalins; non-acetylated enkephalins less active; a metallocarboxypeptidase

Registry number: EC 3.4.17.-

Synonym: n-acetyltyrosine deacetylase