ubiquitin


ubiquitin

noun

  1. a small protein, present in all eukaryotic cells, that participates in the destruction of defective proteins and in the synthesis of new proteins.

noun

  1. biochem a small polypeptide, found in most eukaryotic cells, that combines with other proteins to make them susceptible to degradation

n.

  1. A polypeptide found in all eukaryotic cells, including plant cells, that participates in a variety of cellular functions including protein degradation.

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