Category: Antidotes

Glucarpidase Overview

Some, but not all, carboxypeptidases are initially produced in an inactive form; this precursor form is referred to as a procarboxypeptidase. In the case of pancreatic carboxypeptidase A, the inactive zymogen form - pro-carboxypeptidase A - is converted to its active form - carboxypeptidase A - by the enzyme trypsin. This mechanism ensures that the cells wherein pro-carboxypeptidase A is produced are not themselves digested. See also Carboxypeptidase E Carboxypeptidase A Enzyme category ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 1000 units per vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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