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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Confirmation of Peptan benefits on bone health was obtained by the measures of Carboxy Terminal Telopeptide (CTX), a usual marker of bone resorption.
The cleavage motif was modified with a carboxy terminal 6xHis-tag (Table 1) to enable the selective extraction of cleaved reporter peptide fragments from serum specimens (15).
Confirmation of Peptan(TM) benefits on bone health has been obtained by the measures of Carboxy Terminal Telopeptide (CTX), a usual marker of bone resorption.
Endoproteases of the Subtilisin-like Proprotein Convertase (SPC) family cleave substrate proproteins on the carboxy terminal side of a conserved sequence described as N-Arginine-X-X-Arginine-C.
1] cell membranes using an antibody specific to the unique carboxy terminal domain of the P2X7 receptor.
Subsequently, a PCR assay (PCR 2) was developed using a commercially available primer and a virus-specific primer which amplified a fragment of ~600 bp that covered both the carboxy terminal of the viral coat protein and the 3' UTR of the virus.
During the extracellular processing of type I procollagen, there is cleavage of the amino terminal [N-terminal propeptide of type I collagen (P1NP)] and carboxy terminal propeptide (P1CP).
Calmodulin binds to the intracellular carboxy terminal of the [Alpha]1C subunit.