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Protein Prenylation

Part A

This volume of The Enzymes features high-caliber thematic articles on the topic of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchoring of proteins.

Biochemists, cell biologists, molecular biologists, biophysicists.

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Hardbound, 356 Pages

Published: July 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-381339-8


  • Chapter 1: Protein prenylation: A perspective on initial discoveries

    John Glomset

    Chapter 2: Insights into the function of prenylation from nuclear lamin farnesylation

    Michael Sinensky

    Chapter 3: Posttranslational Processing of Nuclear Lamins

    Brandon S. J. Davies, Catherine Coffinier, Shao H. Yang, Hea-Jin Jung, Loren G. Fong, and Stephen G. Young

    Chapter 4: Prenylated Proteins in Peroxisome Biogenesis

    Robert Rucktäschel, Rezeda Mirgalieva, Ralf Erdmann

    Chapter 5: Lipid Modification of Ras Superfamily GTPases: Not Just Membrane Glue

    Emily J. Chenette,, Channing J. Der

    Chapter 6: Heterogeneous Prenyl Processing of the Heterotrimeric G protein Gamma Subunits

    John Hildebrandt

    Chapter 7: Farnesylation versus geranylgeranylation in G-protein-mediated light signaling

    Masahiro Okada , Hidetoshi Kassai, Yoshitaka Fukada

    Chapter 8: Organization and function of the Rab prenylation and recycling machinery

    Kirill Alexandrov, Yaowen Wu, Wulf Blankenfeldt, Herbert Waldmann, Roger S. Goody

    Chapter 9: Protein prenylation and CaaX processing in plants

    Shaul Yalovsky

    Chapter 10: Posttranslational isoprenylation on tryptophan residue in Bacillus subtilis

    Masahiro Okada, Fumitada Tsuji, Youji Sakagami

    Chapter 11: Global analysis of prenylated proteins by the use of a tagging via substrate approach

    Lai N. Chan, Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

    Chapter 12: Global Identification of Protein Prenyltransferase Substrates: Defining the Prenylated Proteome

    Corissa L. Lamphear, Elaina A. Zverina, James L. Hougland, Carol A. Fierke

    Chapter 13: Structural biochemistry of CaaX protein prenyltransferases

    Michael A. Hast , Lorena S. Beese

    Chapter 14: Genetic Analyses of the CAAX Protein Prenyltransferases in Mice


    Chapter 15: Farnesyl Transferase Inhibitors: From Targeted Cancer Therapeutic to a Potential Treatment for Progeria

    W. Robert Bishop, Ronald Doll, Paul Kirschmeier



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