"Carboxypeptidase B2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A carboxypeptidase that removes C-terminal lysine or arginine from peptides and proteins. Carboxypeptidase B2 (CPB2) is released into the circulation as a proenzyme which is activated by the THROMBIN-THROMBOMODULIN complex. Activated CPB2 is involved in modulating a variety of processes by cleaving and inactivating various circulating proteins and peptides that are its substrates including FIBRIN; KININS; and ANAPHYLATOXINS.
- Carboxypeptidase B2
- Arginine Carboxypeptidase
- Carboxypeptidase R
- Thrombin-Activatable Fibrinolysis Inhibitor
- Thrombin Activatable Fibrinolysis Inhibitor
- Thrombin-Activatable Fibrinolysis Inhibitor (TAFI)
- Carboxypeptidase B2, Plasma
- Plasma Carboxypeptidase B2
- Carboxypeptidase U
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