Definition of proteasome in English:
A complex of proteinases involved in breaking down selected intracellular proteins.
- In the context of the cell, the unfolding process participates in several important steps in cellular physiology, such as protein turnover in proteasomes.
- Among the archaebacterial-specific genes several ribosomal proteins, DNA metabolic enzymes, and proteasome subunits are prominent.
- The proteasome and other endoproteolytic enzymes are located in the cytosol and may also be involved in the catabolism of larger fragments.
Definition of proteasome in:
- US English dictionary
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