Protein Carboxyl Esterification

E. Perez, J. B. Stock

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Carboxyl methylation is a reversible protein modification that regulates cellular responses to environmental stimuli. The present article describes this process in bacterial chemotaxis and eukaryotic signal transduction proteins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Biological Chemistry
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780123786319
ISBN (Print)9780123786302
StatePublished - Feb 15 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Bacterial chemotaxis
  • Carboxyl methylation
  • G-protein
  • Methylesterase
  • Methyltransferase
  • PP2A
  • Phosphatase
  • S-Adenosylhomocysteine
  • S-Adenosylmethionine
  • Tau


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