SnapShot: Cartography of Intramembrane Proteolysis

Sinisa Urban

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Intramembrane proteases hydrolyze peptide bonds within the cell membrane as the decision-making step of various signaling pathways or during general proteostasis. Although initially thought to be rare, fourteen proteases from four superfamilies are now known to be distributed among nearly every membrane compartment of a human cell. Each protease is endowed with specific enzymatic properties that determine both substrate choice and outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1898-1898.e1
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Dec 15 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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