Rat liver polysome N alpha-acetyltransferase: substrate specificity.

@article{Yamada1991RatLP,
  title={Rat liver polysome N alpha-acetyltransferase: substrate specificity.},
  author={Rika Yamada and Ralph A Bradshaw},
  journal={Biochemistry},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          1017-21
        }
}
The substrate specificity of polysome rat liver N alpha-acetyltransferase (NAT) has been examined by utilizing a series of synthetic and natural substrates that has been systematically altered with respect to N-terminal sequence and length. Families of peptides of the structure S-Y-S-G-G-L-L-L were generated by successively replacing the N-terminal serine, the penultimate tyrosine, and the antepenultimate serine with all 19 commonly occurring amino acids, which were then assessed for their… 
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