The Yeast KEX1 Gene Product Acts as a Carboxypeptidase B-Like Protease in Processing Secreted Protein Precursors
A discussion of yeast proteases may seem, at first sight, to be out of place in this book. However, the ease of manipulation of single celled eukaryotes has led to a realization that all eukaryotes have essential similarities, and recent insights from yeast seem very relevant to the problem of protein processing. These developments offer a new direction in solving the longstanding question of the nature of the proteases involved in the maturation of neuropeptides and peptide hormones.
KeywordsKiller Toxin Signal Peptidase Mating Pheromone Precursor Processing Processing Protease
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