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Accepted name: tripeptide aminopeptidase
Reaction: Release of the N-terminal residue from a tripeptide
Other name(s): tripeptidase; aminotripeptidase; aminoexotripeptidase; lymphopeptidase; imidoendopeptidase; peptidase B; alanine-phenylalanine-proline arylamidase; peptidase T
Comments: A zinc enzyme, widely distributed in mammalian tissues. Formerly EC
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, MEROPS, PDB, CAS registry number: 9056-26-2
1.  Doumeng, C. and Maroux, S. Aminopeptidase, a cytosol enzyme from rabbit intestinal mucosa. Biochem. J. 177 (1979) 801–808. [PMID: 109082]
2.  Sachs, L. and Marks, N. A highly specific aminotripeptidase of rat brain cytosol. Substrate specifity and effects of inhibitors. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 706 (1982) 229–238. [PMID: 7126601]
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