Pathway specificity for a delta pH-dependent precursor thylakoid lumen protein is governed by a 'Sec-avoidance' motif in the transfer peptide and a 'Sec-incompatible' mature protein.

@article{Bogsch1997PathwaySF,
  title={Pathway specificity for a delta pH-dependent precursor thylakoid lumen protein is governed by a 'Sec-avoidance' motif in the transfer peptide and a 'Sec-incompatible' mature protein.},
  author={E G Bogsch and Susan Brink and Colin Robinson},
  journal={The EMBO journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={16 13},
  pages={3851-9}
}
Cleavable N-terminal targeting signals direct the translocation of lumenal proteins across the chloroplast thylakoid membrane by either a Sec-type or delta pH-driven protein translocase. The targeting signals specify choice of translocation pathway, yet all resemble typical bacterial 'signal' peptides in possessing a charged N-terminus (N-domain), hydrophobic core region (H-domain) and more polar C-terminal region (C-domain). We have previously shown that a twin-arginine motif in the N-domain… CONTINUE READING