dipeptidase

[ dahy-pep-ti-deys, -deyz ]
/ daɪˈpɛp tɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz /

noun Biochemistry.

any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides.

Origin of dipeptidase

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Medicine definitions for dipeptidase

dipeptidase

[ dī-pĕptĭ-dās′, -dāz′ ]

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of dipeptides into their constituent amino acids.
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