How long is a protein sequence?

Stefek Borkowski stefek at
Thu Dec 16 05:34:13 EST 2004

Ian A. York wrote:
>> ... 
> Further, the trimming of the leading Met is done with different
> efficiencies depending on the penultimate amino acid.  THere are
> papers that have determined these efficiencies, but in my experience
> they're not totally reliable -- the Met is clearly left on in some
> contexts when it's supposed to be trimmed.
> Life is complicated.
Thank you Ian for your concise answer.
Have a nice day :) Regards,

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