RE: protein entities (was Re: Rules (was Re: Ambiguous names. was: Re: URL +1, LSID -1)

> Many post-translational modifications like glycosylation
> ( proteins
> fundamentally change the (functional) 'nature' of the protein (as also
> molecular structure of the protein in case of glycosylation through
> addition of sugar chains (glycans)).

Absolutely, but I would go further and state that any chemical
modification will change the fundamental type, and this will necessarily
change dispositions to realizing certain functions.


Received on Thursday, 19 July 2007 22:20:55 UTC