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Low Molecular Weight Carboxydipeptidase Inhibitors from Bothrops jararaca venom
  • L. J. Greene
Conference paper
Part of the Bayer-Symposium book series (BAYER-SYMP, volume 5)

Abstract

I would like to describe a relatively new class of peptidase inhibitors which were first isolated from the venom of the Brazilian snake, Bothrops jararaca. This family of peptides, containing from 5 to 13 common amino acids per molecule, inhibits the enzyme carboxydipeptidase (angiotensin converting enzyme, bradyki-ninase).

Keywords

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Peptide Hormone Renal Hypertension Common Amino Acid Pyrrolidone Carboxylic 
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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. J. Greene
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  1. 1.Biology DepartmentBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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