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Accepted name: tubulinyl-Tyr carboxypeptidase
Reaction: Cleavage of the -Glu┼Tyr bond to release the C-terminal tyrosine residue from the native tyrosinated tubulin. Inactive on Z-Glu-Tyr
Other name(s): carboxypeptidase-tubulin; soluble carboxypeptidase; tubulin-tyrosine carboxypeptidase; tubulin carboxypeptidase; tubulinyltyrosine carboxypeptidase; tyrosinotubulin carboxypeptidase; tyrosyltubulin carboxypeptidase; TTCPase; brain I carboxypeptidase
Comments: Active at neutral pH, from brain
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 73050-23-4
1.  Argaraña, C.E., Barra, H.S. and Caputto, R. Tubulinyl-tyrosine carboxypeptidase from chicken brain: properties and partial purification. J. Neurochem. 34 (1980) 114–118. [DOI] [PMID: 7452228]
2.  Kumar, N. and Flavin, M. Preferential action of a brain detyrosinolating carboxypeptidase on polymerized tubulin. J. Biol. Chem. 256 (1981) 7678–7686. [PMID: 6114100]
3.  Arce, C.A. and Barra, H.S. Association of tubulinyl-tyrosine carboxypeptidase with microtubules. FEBS Lett. 157 (1983) 75–78. [DOI] [PMID: 6862022]
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