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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Renal clearance of B-type natriuretic peptide and amino terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide a mechanistic study in hypertensive subjects.
The mature form of the hGH is created from its 217 amino acid precursor after removal of the signal peptide (26 amino terminal residues).
12-20 The SNP rs721917 replaces methionine (nucleotide sequence ATG) with threonine (ACG) at residue number 11 in the amino terminal domain of the mature protein.
Second generation immunoassays, called intact PTH analysis, have a system of two antibodies, one specifically for the carboxyl terminal portion and one for the amino terminal portion of the molecule.
Moreover the amino terminal tethered ligand sequence37S38L plays a major role in the activation of PAR-2 (Al- Ani et al.
Segun estudios bioinformaticos, las expansinas son codificadas por miembros de una familia multigenica, que constan de tres dominios conservados: un peptido senal en el extremo amino terminal, un dominio que se postula de union a polisacaridos (CBD; por las siglas en ingles) hacia el carboxilo terminal, y un dominio central parecido al de la familia de las 45 endoglucanasas (EG45) que contiene un motivo histidina-fenilalanina-aspartato (HFD) y varios residuos de cisteinas (C) que se cree funcionan en la actividad catalitica (Cosgrove et al.
The test, developed by scientists at the University of Southampton, King's College London and University of Kent at Canterbury, is based on the measurement of two proteins in the blood, insulin-like growth factor-I and the amino terminal pro-peptide of type III collagen.
This article review was the results of recent clinical studies relating to various heart diseases with the ventricular cardiac peptides such as B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and amino terminal B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels as potential markers of diastolic and systolic left ventricular dysfunction.
En el caso de los Potyvirus, la transmision depende de la presencia de un componente ayudador que interactua con la region amino terminal de la CP (Dombrovsky et al.
Diagnostic occuracy of B type natriuretic peptide and amino terminal proBNP in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure.