oligohistidine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oligo- +‎ histidine

Noun[edit]

oligohistidine (plural oligohistidines)

  1. An oligomer of histidine
    • 2015 November 26, “A Versatile Strategy for Production of Membrane Proteins with Diverse Topologies: Application to Investigation of Bacterial Homologues of Human Divalent Metal Ion and Nucleoside Transporters”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0143010:
      For example, attachment of oligohistidine tags to the periplasmic termini of membrane proteins often interferes with folding and drastically impairs expression in Escherichia coli.