phosphomimic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phospho- +‎ mimic

Adjective[edit]

phosphomimic (not comparable)

  1. (of a protein) Modified (by amino acid substitution) to mimic a phosphorylated protein
    • 2015 October 15, “Inhibition of Receptor Dimerization as a Novel Negative Feedback Mechanism of EGFR Signaling”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0139971:
      To examine the possible role of PKD1 in the monomerization of EGFR, we used PKD1 S738/742E, a constitutively active phosphomimic mutant [40 ].

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