Reaction: Hydrolysis of unblocked, C-terminal dipeptides from oligopeptides, with broad specificity. Does not hydrolyse bonds in which P1' is Pro, or both P1 and P1' are Gly
Other names: dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase (Dcp); dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase
Comments: Known from Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. A zinc metallopeptidase in peptidase family M3 (thimet oligopeptidase family). Ac-AlaAla-Ala is a good test substrate . Inhibited by captopril, as is peptidyl-dipeptidase A. Formerly EC 188.8.131.52, and included in EC 184.108.40.206, peptidyl-dipeptidase A.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MEROPS, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 395642-28-1
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