Sequence Determinants of Protein Sorting Into and Across Membranes

  • Gunnar von Heijne
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 16)


My intentions with this contribution are twofold: to describe briefly some methods of computer-aided sequence analysis in molecular biology, and to review the most important results obtained through such theoretical studies in the related fields of protein sorting and membrane protein biogenesis.


Signal Peptide Mitochondrial Target Sequence Secretory Signal Peptide Eukaryotic Sequence Hydrophobic Moment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunnar von Heijne
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  1. 1.Research Group for Theoretical Biophysics, Department of Theoretical PhysicsRoyal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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