Peptidases: a view of classification and nomenclature
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It is beyond question that the results of research on proteolytic enzymes, or peptidases, are already benefiting mankind in many ways, and there is no doubt that research in this area has the potential to contribute still more in the future. One of the clearest indications of the general recognition of this promise is the vast annual expenditure of the pharmaceutical industry on exploring the involvement of peptidases in human health and disease.
KeywordsEnzyme Commission Peptidase Family Enzyme Commission Number Acyl Enzyme Prolyl Oligopeptidase
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