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Degradation

Degradation

(Science: biochemistry, chemistry) The reduction of a chemical Compound to one less complex, as by splitting off one or more groups.


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Re: What does "deficient trafficking" means

... sounds like the protein if interest is usually sent to the lysosome, but because it is misfolded it is tagged with a ubiquitin which leads to its degradation in the proteosome and its failure to reach the lysosome.

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:38 pm
 
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Topic: What does "deficient trafficking" means
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What does "deficient trafficking" means

I was reading a paper on disease mechanism where misfolding of a particular protein leads to its degradation by ubiquitin proteasome pathway and deficient trafficking to the lysosome. What does deficient trafficking means and overall what does this sentence means?? Kindly ...

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by KSJ
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:10 am
 
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Topic: What does "deficient trafficking" means
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Gel electrophoresis

yep, something like that. Maybe RNA, degradation? Who knows...

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by JackBean
Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:18 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gel electrophoresis
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