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Why is phosphorylation-dephosphorylation commonly used to regulate signal transduction pathways?



A. Phosphate groups are efficient second messengers.
B. Protein kinase and phosphatases are abundant in most cells.
C. The hydolysis of bound GTP results in GDP and Pi.
D. The addition or removal of a phosphate group can expose or hide potential binding sites in proteins.

This question is part of Biology 1401 Chapter 9 Cell Communication
Asked by Vlgarza, Last updated: Feb 12, 2020

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Answered Dec 06, 2017

The addition or removal of a phosphate group can expose or hide potential binding sites in proteins.
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