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PPID

Peptidyl Prolyl Isomerase d

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PPIB

Peptidyl Prolyl Isomerase B

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PPIC

Peptidyl Prolyl Isomerase C

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PPI

Peptidyl Prolyl Isomerase

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Prolyl isomerase
Prolyl isomerase is an enzyme found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes that interconverts the cis and trans isomers of peptide bonds with the amino acid proline. Proline has an unusually conformationally restrained peptide bond due to its cyclic structure with its side chain bonded to its secondary amine nitrogen. Most amino acids have a strong energetic preference for the trans peptide bond conformation due to steric hindrance, but proline's unusual structure stabilizes the cis form so that both isomers are populated under biologically relevant conditions. Proteins with prolyl isomerase activity include cyclophilin, FKBPs, and parvulin, although larger proteins can also contain prolyl isomerase domains.

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