any of several digestive enzymes that catalyze the removal of an amino acid from the end of a peptide chain having a free carbonyl group.
carboxypeptidase car·box·y·pep·ti·dase (kär-bŏk’sē-pěp’tĭ-dās’, -dāz’)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a terminal amino acid from the end of a peptide or polypeptide that contains a free carboxyl group.
a process for making carbon or pigment prints on bromide paper without exposure to light.
Pathology. a painful circumscribed inflammation of the subcutaneous tissue, resulting in suppuration and sloughing, and having a tendency to spread somewhat like a boil, but more serious in its effects. a gemstone, especially a garnet, cut with a convex back and a cabochon surface. Also called London brown. a dark grayish, red-brown color. Obsolete. any […]
infected with a carbuncle. having a carbuncle as its stone: a carbuncled ring. Historical Examples At this moment the door opened, and Doctor Dillon’s carbuncled visage and glowing eyes appeared. The House by the Church-Yard J. Sheridan Le Fanu
of, relating to, or resembling a carbuncle, especially having a carbuncle or a red and inflamed area. Historical Examples Menschell states that 44 persons were afflicted with anthrax after eating the flesh of oxen affected with carbuncular fever. The Stock-Feeder’s Manual Charles Alexander Cameron Pustular, sometimes furuncular and carbuncular and superficially ulcerative. Essentials of Diseases […]