protein targeting


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protein targeting

Any mechanism by which proteins that have been manufactured by cells are distributed to specific cellular membranes or organelles.
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Multistate GTPase control co-translational protein targeting.
He outlines the thermodynamic framework for the processes heEs considering, defines the changing features of the transient intermediate in a stable SRP-SR complex, considers the efficiency of SPR-SR interactions and how cargos thermodynamically affect them, and explains "how SRP machinery maintains the fidelity of the substrate selection in the protein targeting process".
Unlike the first edition, this second edition places emphasis on protein targeting to cellular compartments in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic systems.