Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry (LANGE Basic Science) by Robert K. Murray, David A. Bender, Kathleen M. Botham, Peter

By Robert K. Murray, David A. Bender, Kathleen M. Botham, Peter J. Kennelly, Victor W. Rodwell, P. Anthony Weil

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The basic concept is that each transport vesicle bears a unique address marker consisting of one or more v-SNARE proteins, while each target membrane bears one or more complementary t-SNARE proteins with which the former interact specifically. Step 1: Coat assembly is initiated when ARF is activated by binding GTP, which is exchanged for GDP. This leads to the association of GTP-bound ARF with its putative receptor (hatched in Figure 46–7) in the donor membrane. / 509 Table 46–7. Factors involved in the formation of non-clathrin-coated vesicles and their transport.

Close contact between the membrane sites in the outer and inner membranes involved in translocation is necessary. The above describes the major pathway of proteins destined for the mitochondrial matrix. However, certain proteins insert into the outer mitochondrial membrane facilitated by the TOM complex. Others stop in the intermembrane space, and some insert into the inner membrane. Yet others proceed into the matrix and then return to the inner membrane or intermembrane space. A number of proteins contain two signaling sequences—one to enter the mitochondrial matrix and the other to mediate subsequent relocation (eg, into the inner membrane).

Lumen of the Golgi apparatus, where further changes in glycan chains occur (Figure 47–9) prior to intracellular distribution or secretion. There is strong evidence that the signal peptide is involved in the process of protein insertion into ER membranes. Mutant proteins, containing altered signal peptides in which a hydrophobic amino acid is replaced by a hydrophilic one, are not inserted into ER membranes. Nonmembrane proteins (eg, α-globin) to which signal peptides have been attached by genetic engineering can be inserted into the lumen of the ER or even secreted.

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