Example sentences for: aliphatic

How can you use “aliphatic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • However, the data from this and other [ 22 29 ] studies suggest a clear preference for phenyl or aliphatic side chains (F, Y, L, I, V, M) in the +1 position.

  • Methionine has a hydrophobic side chain about the same length as the aliphatic portion of the lysine side chain, but lacks the terminal amino group.

  • This modification occurs on a cysteine residue, three residues proximal to the C-terminus with two aliphatic amino acids separating the cysteine from the C-terminus (hence the term CAAX box).

  • It is notable that the K61M substitution, which was designed to preserve the aliphatic characteristics of the lysine side chain while eliminating its amino group, causes a severe repressor defect in mutant homodimers.

  • The report of the crystal structure of the homotetrameric ALDH1A1 enzyme from sheep liver revealed a substrate tunnel capable of binding retinal which was absent in ALDH2 and ALDH3A1 enzymes [ 9 ] . Likewise, the crystal structure reported for mouse ALDH1A2 revealed a substrate channel which could provide specificity for retinal and exclude short-chain aliphatic aldehydes [ 10 ] .

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