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Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4

"Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A serine protease that catalyses the release of an N-terminal dipeptide. Several biologically-active peptides have been identified as dipeptidyl peptidase 4 substrates including INCRETINS; NEUROPEPTIDES; and CHEMOKINES. The protein is also found bound to ADENOSINE DEAMINASE on the T-CELL surface and is believed to play a role in T-cell activation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 69 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1993 and 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.