Amino Acid Substitution
"Amino Acid Substitution" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The naturally occurring or experimentally induced replacement of one or more AMINO ACIDS in a protein with another. If a functionally equivalent amino acid is substituted, the protein may retain wild-type activity. Substitution may also diminish, enhance, or eliminate protein function. Experimentally induced substitution is often used to study enzyme activities and binding site properties.
|Amino Acid Substitution
- Amino Acid Substitution
- Amino Acid Substitutions
- Substitution, Amino Acid
- Substitutions, Amino Acid
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