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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Protective efficacy of a plasmid DNA encoding Japanese encephalitis virus envelope protein fused to tissue plasminogen activator signal sequences: studies in a murine intracerebral virus challenge model.
From the pattern signal sequence, the angle difference sequence is obtained.
Hence, by choosing the length of the ECG signal sequence as a power of two integer, we expect to achieve a near real-time, low power consumption and efficient signal processing for ECG signal anonymisation.
On signal sequence polymorphisms and diseases of distribution.
If two independent signal sequences {[x.sub.1](n)} and {[x.sub.1](n)} are required and if they have to be filtered by the same filter, an alternative to using two separate filters is a multirate implementation [8, 9], which is shown in Fig.
SignalP program analysis revealed that the cDNA contained a putative signal sequence of 24 amino acids.
BNP is translated as a 134-amino acid pre-prohormone (preproBNP, figure 1) containing a 26 amino acid signal sequence necessary for secretion.
Rajan Transform is basically a fast algorithm which yields spectral components of a signal sequence. Thus it is reasonable to surmise that one can as well think of using RT for spectral domain processing of digital images and one may proceed on the following lines.
Proteolytic processing of the C-prM and NS4A/ B proteins occurs efficiently only after upstream cleavage of the signal sequence by cytoplasmic viral protease.
"In addition, results from this trial suggest that the use of the LAMP signal sequence may help to enhance the already potent immune responses seen with telomerase alone.
The algorithm processed RefSeq protein sequences through an analysis pipeline that (a) predicted N-terminal signal sequence using TargetP 1.1 and SignalP 3.0, (b) identified transmembrane domains: TMHMM 2.0, and (c) resolved N-terminal signal anchors from signal peptides with Phobius.