amino terminal

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amino terminal

[ə¦mē·nō ¦tərm·ən·əl]
(biochemistry)
The end part of a polypeptide chain which contains a free alpha-amino group.
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nNOS differs from the other two mammalian isoforms, eNOS and iNOS by an additional ~300 residue N-terminal extension mostly involved in subcellular targeting, This N-terminus extension comprises a PDZ domain (Bredt et al, 1991).
For in vitro transcription, full-length and truncated Egr3 construct containing Xpress tag at the N-terminus and DsRed2 at the C-terminus were amplified by PCR and cloned into BamHI and HindIII site of pRSET-A vector (Invitrogen, USA).
UB-311 is a novel UBITh active vaccine targeting the N-terminus of A?
Pairwise alignment reveals that pneumolysin do not have the N-terminus signal peptide sequence which is present in the template i.
One of these antibodies is always specific for the intact cysteine ring, which is thought to be the active form, while the other antibody recognizes either the C-terminus of the peptide (Abbott AxSYM and Architect, Shionogi IRMA) or for the N-terminus (Alere Triage and Beckman Access).
They are anchored in the cytoplasmic membrane by the transmembrane (TM) region at the N-terminus and have TG and TP domains in the periplasm (schematic representation of PBP from the cyanobacterium Anabaena in Fig.
The rhEGF used in GeneSoft contains a patented extra three amino acids in the N-terminus, which confer original rhEGF with additional commercial benefits, including better stability.
The full- length cDNA of mtMnSOD was 1113 bp with a 654 bp of open reading frame encoding a 218 amino acid (aa) protein with a 21 aa signal peptide sequence in the N-terminus.
The term, "A1c" should be reserved for HbA, which has glucose attached to the N-terminus of the b-chain by a ketoamine linkage.
The Class II enzymes contain an additional 50 amino acid residue insert at the N-terminus that are lacking in the Class I enzymes which are consisted of approximately 390 amino acids.
NCL requires a peptide thioester and another peptide moiety containing a free cysteine at the N-terminus.
Pegloticase is a recombinant porcine uricase that's modified with a baboon N-terminus.