Genetics Quiz#16 Post translational modifications

1. A 25-year-old research scientist is studying a protein that requires removal of certain amino acid sequences after translation for its activation. Which of the following post-translational modifications is most likely involved in the activation of this protein?

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2. A novel enzyme has been discovered that adds phosphate groups to other proteins altering their activity. This enzyme is most likely involved in which of the following post-translational modifications?

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3. A genetic disorder is characterized by the accumulation of misfolded proteins within the endoplasmic reticulum. Which of the following molecules is most likely deficient or dysfunctional in this condition?

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4. Which of the following post-translational modifications involves the addition of a carbohydrate group to a protein?

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5. A biochemist is studying a protein that regulates the cell cycle. This protein is inactivated when a small protein is covalently attached. Removal of this small protein reactivates the cell cycle protein. Which of the following post-translational modifications is most likely being described?

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