Example sentences for: inteins

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  • Moreover, these inteins are inserted into the same highly conserved sequence in the ATP binding site.

  • This phenomenon, called protein splicing, was first discovered about a decade ago in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae V-ATPase catalytic subunit A [ 6 7 ] . Intein excision depends on the splicing domain of the intein and the first amino acid residue of the C-extein [ 8 ] . The inteins known to date are between 134 and 608 amino acids long, and they have been reported from all three domains of life: eukaryotes, eubacteria and archaea.

  • The T. acidophilum intein shows significant sequence similarity to the inteins found in the A-ATPase catalytic subunits of Pyrococcus.

  • This indicates that not only the exteins, but also the inteins themselves are recognizably homologous.

  • Inteins are also present in the A subunit of the A-type ATPases of Thermoplasma acidophilum, T. volcanium, Pyrococcus abysii, P. horikoshii and P. furiosus.


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