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endoproteolysis

Definitions

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  • n. The breaking of the peptide bonds of nonterminal amino acids in proteins

Etymologies

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From endo- +‎ proteolysis

Examples

  • Seven out of nine family members generate active proteins through post-translational endoproteolysis of precursors at the specific recognition sequence Arg-X (Arg/Lys) (Arg/Lys), namely furin,

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  • Further investigation reveals that DOR forms a complex with BACE1 and γ-secretase, and activation of DOR mediates the co-endocytic sorting of the secretases/receptor complex for APP endoproteolysis.

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