polyprotein


polyprotein
Protein that, after synthesis, is cleaved to produce several functionally distinct polypeptides. Some viruses produce such proteins, and some polypeptide hormones seem to be cleaved from a single precursor polyprotein (pro-opiomelanocortin, for example).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • pro-opiomelanocortin — Polyprotein produced by the anterior pituitary that is cleaved to yield adrenocorticotrophin, a, b and g melanocyte stimulating hormones, lipotropic hormones, b endorphin, and other fragments …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • Lilienscheckungsvirus — Lily Mottle Virus Systematik Reich: Viren Ordnung: nicht klassifiziert Familie: Potyviridae Gattung: Potyvirus Art …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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