OBO ID: GO:0051261
Term Name: protein depolymerization Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • protein polymer breakdown
  • protein polymer catabolic process
  • protein polymer catabolism
  • protein polymer degradation
Definition: The process in which protein polymers, compounds composed of a large number of component monomers, are broken down. Depolymerization occurs by the successive removal of monomers from an existing poly- or oligomeric protein.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available