Example sentences for: palmitoylation

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  • sα i2 may fail to undergo palmitoylation because it is not stable long enough for post-translational palmitoylation to occur or because it fails to reach a PM site of palmitoylation.

  • The lack of palmitoylation of sα i2 is consistent with at least two, not necessarily mutually exclusive, possibilities.

  • On the other hand, when the first ten amino acids of α i2 are fused to GFP to create α i2 (1-10)-GFP, fluorescence is detected strongly at the PM (Figure 5C), indicating the N-terminus of α i2 , which contains the sites for myristoylation and palmitoylation [ 14 ] , can be sufficient for directing PM localization of a normally cytosolic protein.

  • Only 26% of the human ORs have one or more cysteines in their carboxy-terminal regions, suggesting that carboxy-terminal palmitoylation, if it occurs, is not general for ORs.

  • Most of the CPKs contain fatty-acylation sites, including those for myristoylation and palmitoylation, which seem to be necessary for targeting to membranes and for protein-protein interactions [ 67].

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