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(Science: cell biology) family of enormous proteins (2000-3500 kD) found in the sarcomere of striated muscle. Form a scaffolding of elastic fibres that may be important for correct assembly of the sarcomere. Each titin molecule spans from m line to z disc.

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Biochemistry, urgent

No. actually most proteins don't. example: any protein made out of one polipeptide chain: lyzozime, titin etc

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by MrMistery
Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Biochemistry, urgent
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Protein translation question

... amino acid incorporated. The average molecular weight of proteins encoded by the human genome is 50kDa, although there are larger proteins, eg. Titin, which is involved in muscle activity and is 3000kDa. The average molecular weight of an amino acid is 110daltons. 1.How long will it take a muscle ...

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by hotlikefudge
Fri Jan 26, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Protein translation question
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