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Term:
intein-mediated protein splicing (GO:0016539)
Annotations: Rat: (3) Mouse: (3) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (4) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (4)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
protein splicing +     
intein-mediated protein splicing +   
The removal of an internal amino acid sequence (an intein) from a protein during protein maturation; the excision of inteins is precise and the N- and C-terminal exteins are joined by a normal peptide bond. Protein splicing involves 4 nucleophilic displacements by the 3 conserved splice junction residues.
non-intein-mediated protein splicing 

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: intein
Definition Sources: GOC:ma, http://www.neb.com/neb/inteins.html

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