Palmitoylation and depalmitoylation defects

Abstract

Palmitoylation describes the enzymatic attachment of a 16-carbon atom fatty acid to a target protein. Such lipidation events occur in all eukaryotes and can be of reversible (S-palmitoylation) or irreversible (N-palmitoylation) nature. In particular S-palmitoylation is dynamically regulated by two opposing types of enzymes which add (palmitoyl… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10545-014-9753-0

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@article{Hornemann2014PalmitoylationAD, title={Palmitoylation and depalmitoylation defects}, author={Thorsten Hornemann}, journal={Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease}, year={2014}, volume={38}, pages={179-186} }