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Keyword - Myristate (KW-0519)

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Definition

Protein which is posttranslationally modified by the attachment of at least one myristate group. The myristate (14-carbon saturated fatty acid) group is attached through an amide bond to the N-terminal glycine residue of the mature form of a protein or to an internal lysine residue. Myristoylproteins may be cytoplasmic or membrane-associated.

Synonyms

  • Myristylated
  • n-tetradecanoate

Category

PTM

Graphical

LipoproteinMyristatePTM

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