C terminus

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C ter·mi·nus

the end of a peptide or protein having a free carboxyl (-COOH) group.

C terminus

The end of a polypeptide chain, which has a free (unattached) carboxyl (COOH) group.

C ter·mi·nus

(tĕr'mi-nŭs)
The end of a peptide or protein having a free carboxyl (-COOH) group.
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Virus genotyping was based on the 450-nt coding sequence for the carboxyl terminus of nucleoprotein (N) of measles virus, as recommended by the World Health Organization (3,6).
The synaptobrevins (VAMPs) are approximately 18-kDa membrane proteins having their carboxyl terminus oriented towards the cytoplasm and their amino-terminal domain spanning the membrane facing the vesicle lumen (29).
NIS is a protein with 13 putative transmembrane domains, an extracellular amino terminus, and an intracellular carboxyl terminus (De La Vieja et al.
Identification of the low density lipoprotein receptor-binding site in apolipoprotein 13100 and the modulation of its binding activity by the carboxyl terminus in familial defective apo-13100.
The carboxyl terminus of the fatty acid is reactive and is the end of the molecule that binds the fatty acid to other molecules.
All the changes of the 532 amino acid (aa) N protein occurred at the carboxyl terminus, with the following mutations: I429V, G432E, N457D, 1502T, E511G, L518P, and A521T.
We observed a higher amino acid diversity at the carboxyl terminus of the N protein between the Malaysian and Cambodian NiV isolates.
Lamins A and C are coded by a single developmentally regulated gene designated LMNA; lamin C is a splice variant and lacks the carboxyl terminus present in lamin A.
Therefore, to measure physiologically relevant CCKs, assays must detect the carboxyl terminus of all molecular forms.
Sulfation of the tyrosine residue at position seven from the carboxyl terminus of CCK is critical for biological activity.
The matrix accumulates the highest level of mutations in the entire open reading frame; by contrast, the N is modified in the carboxyl terminus, and the H has biased hypermutation in a limited region (5,6).
Evidence indicates that the arginyl residue at the carboxyl terminus is also removed.