glutaminyl-peptide cyclotransferasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Catalyses the formation of 5-oxoprolyl-tRNA and nh3 from l-glutaminyl-tRNA; also acts on glutaminyl peptides

Registry number: EC 2.3.2.5

Synonyms: glutaminyl cyclase, glutaminylpeptide cyclase, glutamine cyclotransferase, glutaminyl-tRNA cyclotransferase

(26 Jun 1999)