"Protein Prenylation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A post-translational modification of proteins by the attachment of an isoprenoid to the C-terminal cysteine residue. The isoprenoids used, farnesyl diphosphate or geranylgeranyl diphosphate, are derived from the same biochemical pathway that produces cholesterol.
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