Term of the Month - January 2012

Term of the Month: Ubiquitination

 

The covalent attachment of a small regulatory protein called ubiquitin or ubiquitin-like proteins to tag a protein for degradation. Ubiquitination is a common mechanism for regulating protein function.

 

To learn more read:

 

Unraveling the Complexity of Ubiquitin Signaling

DOI: 10.1021/cb2004059