Transit Peptide

Known as: Transit Domain, Transit Peptide Domain, Transit Sequence 
The N-terminal sequence of a protein that is required to direct the localization of a cytoplasmic protein to a subcellular membrane-bound organelle.
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Import of most nuclear encoded proteins into plastids is directed by an N-terminal transit peptide. Early studies suggested that… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Proteins are targeted to plastids by N-terminal transit peptides, which are recognized by protein import complexes in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Transit peptides mediate protein targeting into plastids and are only poorly understood. We extracted amino acid features from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The large majority of plastid proteins are nuclear-encoded and, thus, must be imported within these organelles. Unlike most of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The channel properties of Toc75 (the protein import pore of the outer chloroplastic membrane) were further characterized by… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
It is thought that two to three thousand different proteins are targeted to the chloroplast, and the 'transit peptides' that act… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A protein kinase was located in the cytosol of pea mesophyll cells. The protein kinase phosphorylates, in an ATP-dependent manner… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The interactions of precursor proteins with components of the chloroplast envelope were investigated during the early stages of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have identified three major blocks of amino acid homology shared by the transit peptides of two nuclear-encoded chloroplast… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The role of the transit peptide in the routing of imported proteins inside the chloroplast was investigated with chimeric… (More)
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