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Accepted name: Gly-Xaa carboxypeptidase
Reaction: Release of a C-terminal amino acid from a peptide in which glycine is the penultimate amino acid, e.g. Z-Gly┼Leu
Other name(s): glycine carboxypeptidase; carboxypeptidase a; carboxypeptidase S; peptidase α; yeast carboxypeptidase; Gly-X carboxypeptidase
Comments: From yeast. In peptidase family M20 (glutamate carboxypeptidase family).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9025-25-6
1.  Félix, F. and Brouillet, N. Purification et proprietes de deux peptidases de levure de brasserie. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 122 (1966) 127–144. [PMID: 4961236]
2.  Wolf, D.H. and Ehmann, C. Carboxypeptidase S from yeast: regulation of its activity during vegetative growth and differentiation. FEBS Lett. 91 (1978) 59–62. [DOI] [PMID: 352726]
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