The ubiquitin system in health and disease
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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Ubiquitin

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StatementS. Jentsch, B. Haendler, editors.
SeriesErnst Schering Foundation symposium proceedings -- 2008-1
ContributionsJentsch, S., Haendler, B.
LC ClassificationsQP552.U24 U265 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 190 p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23993863M
ISBN 109783540851066
LC Control Number2008935386

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The selective degradation of many short-lived proteins in eukaryotic cells is carried out by the ubiquitin system. In this pathway, proteins are targeted for degradation by covalent ligation to ubiquitin, a highly conserved small protein. Ubiquitin-mediated degradation of regulatory proteins plays important roles in the control of numerous processes, including cell-cycle progression, signal Cited by: Implication of the ubiquitin system in human disease. The basic functions of the UBIQ (ubiquitin) protein were first described in [], yet its implication in human disease has only recently started to become , I describe some relationships between the ubiquitin system and various human by:   The Ubiquitin System in Health and Disease. by. Ernst Schering Foundation Symposium Proceedings (Book /1) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Ubiquitin is a small protein of 76 amino acids (Figure 1).Ubiquitin had been isolated from thymus prior to its identification as APF 10 The evidence available at the time indicated that it was a universal constituent of living cells. Indeed, ubiquitin is present in all eukaryotic cells and is one of the highly evolutionarily conserved proteins.