Definition of "ubiquitination" [ubiquitination]

  • The modification of a protein by the covalent attachment of one or more ubiquitin molecules (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ubiquitination" in a sentence
  • "Are you claiming that ubiquitination is specific for lysine residues, or are you predicting that as a hypothesis that you are interested in testing?"
  • "We continued and demonstrated that, unlike the paradigm in the field until that time, that degradation of proteins in the lysosome proceeds independently from the ubiquitin system - the two proteolytic pathways are actually linked to one another, and ubiquitination is required for stress-induced lysosomal degradation of cellular proteins."
  • "Interestingly, the ligase involved in BSA ubiquitination is E3a that was discovered during my graduate studies."
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