PEST sequence

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Domains in proteins that are rich in proline, glutamic acid, serine, and threonine. The name is based on the one-letter codes for these amino acids. PEST sequences are found in short-lived proteins and are therefore thought to serve as degradation signals.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Medicine and Health.

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