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Carboxypeptidase H MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carboxypeptidase H
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.350.245.167
D08.811.277.656.350.555.250
D08.811.277.656.675.555.250
D08.811.277.656.837.124
Unique ID
D043423
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043423
Scope Note
A ZINC-containing exopeptidase primarily found in SECRETORY VESICLES of endocrine and neuroendocrine cells. It catalyzes the cleavage of C-terminal ARGININE or LYSINE residues from polypeptides and is active in processing precursors of PEPTIDE HORMONES and other bioactive peptides.
Entry Term(s)
Carboxypeptidase E
Enkephalin Convertase
Enkephalin-Forming Carboxypeptidase
Enkephalin-Synthesizing Carboxypeptidase
Registry Number
EC 3.4.17.10
Previous Indexing
Carboxypeptidases (1982-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; CARBOXYPETIDASE H was indexed under CARBOXYPEPTIDASES 1982-2003
History Note
2004; use CARBOXYPEPTIDASE H (NM) 1982-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Carboxypeptidase H Preferred
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