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N-linked oligosaccharides are found attached to cell surface proteins discount clindamycin 150 mg free shipping, where they protect the cell from proteolysis or an immune attack generic 150mg clindamycin with mastercard. In contrast, an O-glycosidic link is a common way of attaching oligosac- charides to the serine or threonine hydroxyl groups in secreted proteins. The intra- cellular polysaccharide glycogen is attached to a protein through an O-glycosidic linkage to a tyrosine. Fatty Acylation or Prenylation Many membrane proteins contain a covalently attached lipid group that interacts hydrophobically with lipids in the membrane. Palmitoyl groups (C16) are often attached to plasma membrane proteins, and the myristoyl group (C14) is often Adenylyl cyclase is posttranslation- attached to proteins in the lipid membranes of intracellular vesicles (see Fig. The farnesyl (C15) or geranylgeranyl group (C20) are synthesized from an oligosaccharide chain attached the five-carbon isoprene unit (isopentenyl pyrophosphate, see Fig. These are attached in ether linkage to a specific of the isozymes contain serine residues on cysteine residue of certain membrane proteins, particularly proteins involved in the intracellular portion of the chain that regulation. Regulatory Modifications Phosphorylation, acetylation, and adenosine diphosphate (ADP)-ribosylation of specific amino acid residues in a polypeptide can alter bonding by that residue and change the activity of the protein (see Fig. Phosphorylation of an OH group on serine, threonine, or tyrosine by a protein kinase (an enzyme that trans- fers a phosphate group from ATP to a protein) introduces a large, bulky, nega- tively charged group that can alter the activity of a protein. Reversible acetylation occurring on lysine residues of histone proteins in the chromosome changes their 86 SECTION TWO / CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF BIOCHEMISTRY Carbohydrate addition O-glycosylation: OH of ser, thr, tyr, N-glycosylation: NH2 of asn O H O CH2 CH2 R O R O ser asn N N AC AC Lipid addition Palmitoylation: Internal SH of cys Myristoylation: NH of N-terminal gly O O O H3C (CH2)14 C S CH2 H3C (CH2)12 C N CH2 C H cys gly Prenylation: SH of cys O Cys C OCH3 SH O CH3 CH3 Cys C OCH3 CH3 C (CH2 CH2)2 H Regulation Phosphorylation: OH of ser, thr, tyr Acetylation: NH2 of lys, terminus O O CH O P O– CH C N CH CH CH CH 2 3 2 2 2 2 H O– ser arg ADP-ribosylation: N of arg, gln; S of cys + O O NH2 H Adenine CH2 P CH2 N C CH2 CH2 CH2 O – – O O O arg H HO OH HO OH Modified amino acids Oxidation: pro, lys Carboxylation: glu O N CH C CH2 pro H2 2 glu C CH –COO COO– H 4-Hydroxyproline γ–Carboxyglutamate residue Fig. Posttranslational modifications of amino acids in proteins. Some of the com- mon amino acid modifications and the sites of attachment are illustrated. Because these modifications are enzyme-catalyzed, only a specific amino acid in the primary sequence is altered. In N-glycosylation, the attached sugar is usually N-acetylglucosamine (N-Ac). CHAPTER 6 / AMINO ACIDS IN PROTEINS 87 interaction with the negatively charged phosphate groups of DNA.

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