Number of post-translational modification (PTM) types that have been identified as of 2012

Range >200 PTM
Organism Generic
Reference Prabakaran S, Lippens G, Steen H, Gunawardena J. Post-translational modification: nature's escape from genetic imprisonment and the basis for dynamic information encoding. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med. 2012 Nov-Dec4(6):565-83. doi: 10.1002/wsbm.1185PubMed ID22899623
Primary Source Walsh CT. Posttranslational Modification of Proteins. Englewood, Colorado: Roberts and Company 2006 AND Jensen ON. Interpreting the protein language using proteomics. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Jun7(6):391-403.PubMed ID16723975
Comments "Over 200 types of PTM have been identified (primary sources)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109315