scaffold protein

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A multivalent protein that coordinates the location of enzymes in close proximity to specific substrates. Scaffold proteins are structurally and functionally linked to macromolecule assembly, and follow ordered pathways, accomplished by switching proteins through discrete conformations as they’re incorporated into a growing molecular complex

scaffold protein

(skaf′ōld″)
A protein that links other proteins so they can jointly perform some biochemical function.
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Tyrosine phosphorylation of the A kinase anchoring protein 3 (AKAP3) and soluble adenylate cyclase are involved in the increase of human sperm motility by bicarbonate.
At telophase stage, PP1 (a Ser/Thr phosphatase) is targeted to lamin B by A-kinase anchoring protein (AKAP149) which is a membrane bound PP1 binding protein (Fig.
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