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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Post-translational modification -- Congresses.,
  • Aging -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Vincenzo Zappia ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
SeriesAdvances in experimental medicine and biology -- v. 231.
ContributionsZappia, Vincenzo., International Symposium on Post-Translational Modifications of Proteins and Aging (1st : 1987 : Naples, Italy)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP551 .A326 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 683 p. :
Number of Pages683
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17774818M
ISBN 100306428059

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Protein Posttranslational Modifications in Aging. Permalink Read 1 Comment Add a Comment Posted by Reason. This very readable review paper walks through what is known of modifications to proteins that occur after their creation, and the role these modifications play in aging. Post-translational modifications (PTM) in histone,1,2 DNA methylation3,4 mechanisms, and gene therapy are emerging fields; hence details of their processes need to be rigorously explored. Invariably, chromatin remodeling, which is an epigenetic modification, requires a great deal of ATP to form complexes which tend to shift and alter the. Proteins are also covalently linked to tags that target a protein for degradation. Besides single modifications, proteins are often modified through a combination of post-translational cleavage and the addition of functional groups through a step-wise mechanism of protein maturation or activation. Jun 15,  · Post-translational modifications (PTMs) are critical to the function of many proteins in living systems, and understanding their effects at the molecular level is important for both basic and applied research in biology and medicine. To further this understanding, open databases of curated PTM information have been happyplacekidsgym.com by: 4.