Definitions

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  • v. To react a nitrosyl (NO) group with the sulfur-containing cysteines of a protein

Etymologies

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nitrosyl +‎ -ate

Examples

  • It is therefore possible that NO could nitrosylate ZEB1 itself (for example, on cysteine residues in the zinc-finger DNA-binding domains) disrupting it's functional (and hence, neuro-protective) activity by, for example, disrupting its binding capacity / specificity, etc.).

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