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Lipid Modifications of Proteins

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ISBN 9780849367403
Published November 30, 1992 by CRC Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

The only comprehensive one-volume work describing protein-bound lipids
Lipid Modifications of Proteins is the first single-volume publication to provide a comprehensive discussion of the five major kinds of protein-bound lipids. The book examines the biochemical activities involved in covalent attachment of different kinds of lipids to proteins, and it indicates the extent of lipid modifications to proteins. The book also thoroughly evaluates current hypotheses on roles of covalent lipids in protein structure and function. This one-of-a-kind volume is essential for molecular biologists, cell biologists, biochemists, biophysicists, microbiologists, and other researchers interested in the effect of lipids on proteins.

Table of Contents

Palmitoylation of Cell and Virus Proteins (Milton J. Schlesinger, Michael Veit, and Michael F.G. Schmidt). N-Myristoylation of Proteins: Studies with Saccharomyces Cerevisiae as a Model System (Robert J. Duronio, David A. Rudnick, Laura J. Knoll, D. Russell Johnson, and Jeffrey I. Gordon). N-Myristoylation of Viral Proteins (Marie Chow and Nicola Moscufo). Glycolipid Anchoring of Cell Surface Proteins (Mark C. Field and Anant K. Menon). Protein Prenylation and Associated Modification (Thomas Giannakouros and Anthony I. Magee). Bacterial Lipoproteins (Krishnan Sankaran and Henry C. Wu).

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