signal_peptide    (CURRENT_SVN)

SO Accession: SO:0000418 (SOWiki)
Definition: The signal_peptide is a short region of the peptide located at the N-terminus that directs the protein to be secreted or part of membrane components.
Synonyms: signal, INSDC_feature:sig_peptide, signal peptide, signal peptide coding sequence, BS:00159
DB Xrefs: URL: http://www.insdc.org/files/feature_table.html  

Parents: signal_peptide_region_of_CDS (SO:0002251)
propeptide (SO:0001062)
peptide_localization_signal (SO:0001527)

Children: central_hydrophobic_region_of_signal_peptide (SO:0100016)
c_terminal_region (SO:0100015)
n_terminal_region (SO:0100014)
signal_anchor (SO:0001809)
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