post-translational modification


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post-translational modification

A generic term for any modification of a protein which occurs after translation and release from ribosomes—e.g., phosphorylation, sumoylation, proteolytic cleavage, glycosylation and acetylation.
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This review offers a personal overview of how we discovered these peptide hormone--receptor pairs and post-translational modification enzymes, and how these molecules contribute to plant growth and development.
Proteins with Post-Translational Modifications (PTMs) can be shown in high-resolution 2D images.
Post-translational modifications (PTMs) of histones (including acetylation, phosphorylation and methylation) regulate chromatin structure and function.
The different regulatory circuits includes cell signaling networks, post-translational modification of proteins, chromatin remodeling and epigenomic gene regulation, etc'.
Advances in MS techniques for proteome analysis have made this tool an excellent choice for the identification and quantification of proteins and post-translational modification of proteins, with a high level of specificity and sensitivity.
Following post-translational modification, and depending on the pH, the molecules may either be released into the environment or remain bound to the cell wall.
7] The differential responsiveness to stimulation by thyroid-stimulating hormone might be a result of post-translational modification of the receptor at various sites.
Capillary electrophoresis is being used to detect any post-translational modification differences of the proteins.
Stabilization of post-translational modification of microtubules during cellular morphogenesis.
Protein phosphorylation is a post-translational modification of proteins in which a serine, a threonine, and/or tyrosine residue are phosphorylated by a protein kinase.
Since discovering SUMO 20 years ago, Melchior has been instrumental in shaping and leading research on post-translational modification of proteins with SUMO.
Currently with the US Department of Homeland Security, Ham reviews post-translational modification (PTM) of proteins, focusing on a collection of mass spectral studies of phosphorylation as a PTM of both eukaryotic and prokaryotic proteomes using the most current techniques in analytic chemistry.

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