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  • noun Plural form of polyprotein.

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Examples

  • The two polyproteins could generate two different combinations of peptides in different neurons, suggesting a way to produce physiological or behavioral programs with partially overlapping components.

    Linda B. Buck - Autobiography

  • While studying a neuropeptide gene expressed in neuron number R15, I discovered that the gene was also expressed in some other neurons, but that its primary transcript was alternatively spliced in different neurons to give different polyproteins.

    Linda B. Buck - Autobiography

  • University, who worked at that time on translocation of proteins across the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membrane, a process that involves cleavage of the leader peptide by signal peptidase, to Jeffrey Roberts in Cornell University who worked on E. coli RecA protein-directed cleavage of phage l repressor and its requirement for polynucleotide, and to Harvey Lodish at the M.I.T. who worked, among other subjects, on processing of viral polyproteins.

    Aaron Ciechanover - Autobiography

  • Protease (PR) inhibitors (PIs) prevent the maturation of infectious particles by blocking cleavage of gag-pol polyproteins by the viral protease

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  • An alignment was created for the polyproteins of each genotype.

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