ras protein geranylgeranyltransferasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> Mammalian enzyme transfers geranylgeranyl groups to a cysteine residue fourth from the c-terminal group of a p21 ras protein, prefers leucine at the cooh terminus; see also rhoa geranylgeranyltransferase and protein geranylgeranyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.5.1.-

Synonyms: geranylgeranyltransferase ras protein, ras protein gg transferase, ggtase I, caax geranylgeranyl transferase

(26 Jun 1999)

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