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Ubiquitin Pathway

  1. Y Amy Lam,
  2. Cecile M Pickart

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000685

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How to Cite

Lam, Y. A. and Pickart, C. M. 2001. Ubiquitin Pathway. eLS.

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

The conserved protein ubiquitin acts as a signal for degradation in a multienzyme, energy-dependent proteolytic pathway.

Keywords:

  • ubiquitin;
  • ubiquitination;
  • proteolysis;
  • protein degradation;
  • proteasome