Definition of Farnesylation

1. Noun. The act or process of farnesylating. ¹



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Medical Definition of Farnesylation

1. The farnesyl group is the linear grouping of three isoprene units. It is specifically attached to proteins that contain the C terminal motif CAAX by cleavage and addition to the SH group of C, the free carboxylate group is also methylated. Believed to act as a membrane attachment device. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Farnesylation

farnesene alcohol
farnesenes
farnesoid
farnesol
farnesol dehydrogenase
farnesols
farness
farnesses
farnesyl
farnesyl pyrophosphatase
farnesyl pyrophosphate
farnesylate
farnesylated
farnesylates
farnesylating
farnesylation (current term)
farnesylgeranyl diphosphate synthase
farnesylpyrophosphate cyclase
farnesyls
farnesyltransferase
farnesyltransferases
farnesyltranstransferase
farnoquinone
faro
farofa
farolito
farolitos
faros
farouche
farraginous

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