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Dynamic Protein S-Acylation in Plants

State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20(3), 560; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20030560
Received: 11 December 2018 / Revised: 24 January 2019 / Accepted: 25 January 2019 / Published: 29 January 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nuclear Lipid Signaling)
Lipid modification is an important post-translational modification. S-acylation is unique among lipid modifications, as it is reversible and has thus attracted much attention. We summarize some proteins that have been shown experimentally to be S-acylated in plants. Two of these S-acylated proteins have been matched to the S-acyl transferase. More importantly, the first protein thioesterase with de-S-acylation activity has been identified in plants. This review shows that S-acylation is important for a variety of different functions in plants and that there are many unexplored aspects of S-acylation in plants. View Full-Text
Keywords: lipid modification; S-acylation; protein S-acyl transferase; thioesterase lipid modification; S-acylation; protein S-acyl transferase; thioesterase
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Zheng, L.; Liu, P.; Liu, Q.; Wang, T.; Dong, J. Dynamic Protein S-Acylation in Plants. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 560.

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