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Protein sizes

  1. Aug 19, 2005 #1
    Can anyone please help me to find the sizes (Da) for these human pituitary proteins? i have looked for them in Entrez and other bioinformatic sites, but am really not sure if they are right. Please, recheck them for me. Thanks a bunch!


    1. Glycoprotein hormones alpha chain

    i have a vERY hard time with this one. from the Entrez result i only get
    Glycoprotein hormones alpha chain precursor form (13041 Da). i need an active form. What is the size? :yuck:



    2. Variant hepatic nuclear factor 1
    From entrez i got an active form of 166aa. Is this correct?

    3. Human B-actin
    active form: 41737 Da. Correct?


    4. Folate receptor alpha
    active form: 96 aa. Correct?


    Thanks !!! o:)
     
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  3. Aug 19, 2005 #2

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  4. Aug 19, 2005 #3

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    You can always predict the molecular weight and post-translational modification of your protein if you have the amino acid sequence:

    http://www.expasy.org/tools/pi_tool.html
    http://www.expasy.org/tools/ (check the Post-translational modification prediction section)
     
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