Example sentences for: aliphatic

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

  • 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.

  • We previously isolated a mutant, V29I, which increases the size of the side chain while retaining its aliphatic character.

  • Mutating the conserved leucine to arginine at position 156 is a drastic change, disrupting a γ-branched aliphatic residue with a basic guanidino group, a major chemical and presumably structural substitution.

  • 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).

  • 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.


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