signal sequence


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signal sequence

[′sig·nəl ‚sē·kwəns]
(cell and molecular biology)
A discrete sequence of amino acids in a protein that serves to identify it to transport mechanisms within a cell so as to guide the protein to its destination.
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The activation signal sequence sent by a cluster head is specially designed to have a specific frequency-time correlation characteristic.
These signal sequences are present either as a short tail at one end of the protein or sometimes located within the protein.
v] chosen from a given alphabet Z, which is usually Z = {[+ or -]1} for BPSK or Z = {[+ or -]1, [+ or -]j} for QPSK and the summation of signal sub-sequences result in a PTS OFDM signal sequence [a.
Mutagenesis of the signal sequence of yellow fever virus prM protein: enhancement of signalase cleavage in vitro is lethal for virus production.
The a-factor signal sequence was removed by a signal peptidase system to produce active chymosin, which involved the action of an endopeptidase encoded by the Kexin (KEX2) gene to cleave the Lys-Arg sequence and a dipeptidyl aminopeptidase encoded by the STE13 gene to remove the Glu-Ala repeats (Brake et al.
Then, Holder coefficient values of the signal to be identified with the two reference signal sequences are calculated.
Research Corporation Technologies' Gene eXpression Technologies (GXT) licensing program has licensed the bgh-polyA signal sequence to more than 130 companies in the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia.
No change in the signal sequence was noted for CIN0309R, the only isolate sequenced completely in this region.
RCT's Gene eXpression Technologies (GXT) licensing program has licensed the bovine growth hormone polyadenylation (bgh-polyA) signal sequence to companies in the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia.
To date, 78 biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe and Australia are licensed users of the bovine growth hormone polyadenylation signal sequence (bgh-polyA).
In addition to the Pichia system, the GET portfolio includes the viral-mediated gene transfer system, the InsectSelect(TM) Insect Cell Expression System, the bovine growth hormone polyadenylation signal sequence and several other promoters and enhancers.