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Which of the following types of modification is required prior to the destruction of misfolded proteins in this patient’s proteasomes? A 29-month old boy is brought to the physician by his mother because of a 2-week history of green nasal discharge and cough. He has a past history of frequent respiratory tract illnesses and pneumonia. The mother states that her son has a 6-month history of large, foul-smelling stools and a salty taste when she kisses him. There is no family history of a similar condition. He is at the 5th percentile for height and below the 3rd percentile for weight. His temperature is 38.3C (100.9F). Abdominal examination shows distention. Genetic testing shows a mutation in the Phe residue at position 508 in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene.



A. Dimerization
B. Glycosylation
C. Phosphorylation
D. Sulfation
E. Ubiquitination

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 2 (50 questions)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Mar 26, 2020

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Answered Aug 11, 2018

Ubiquitination
 

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