Specifically removes C-terminal basic residues (Arg or Lys) from peptides and proteins. It is believed to play important roles in the control of peptide hormone and growth factor activity at the cell surface, and in the membrane-localized degradation of extracellular proteins.
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Protein Aliases: Carboxypeptidase M; CPM; renal carboxypeptidase; urinary carboxypeptidase B
Gene Aliases: CPM
UniProt ID: (Human) P14384
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 1368