accessory protein


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accessory protein

A protein that works with another protein, e.g., in helping it to fold into its normal shape or become anchored into its preferred location in a cell membrane.
See also: protein
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Recently, an accessory protein was also found in the luciferase of Oplophorus (Inouye et al.
This proposal aims to study the functional role of accessory proteins HydH and HydG in the biosynthesis of Hyd-5 and to design novel small molecule compounds that potentially inhibit hydrogenase activity and assembly.
A suite of accessory proteins control how the clutch is engaged, including those that dismantle or 'cut' these polymers, such as ADF1.
Subcellular localization of the bovine leukemia virus R3 and G4 accessory proteins.
The accessory proteins help protect the natural toxin from harsh conditions in your stomach created by enzymes and by gastric acid.
TOR appears to be the progenitor of a new class of endocytotic accessory proteins.