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Molecular Polypeptide receptor question

V2 receptor is a polypeptide with 7 transmembrane domains. It also has an additional anchoring to the inner aspect of plasma membrane at the carboxy tail. The anchoring is mostly accomplished by which of the following ?

A. phosphorylation
B. sulfation
C. glucoronidation
D. palmitoylation
E. hydroxylation
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the answer is D. palmitoylation..
The question is from UWSA 1 right? I did it a week ago and got this question wrong. lol

PS, i think you should label this as a UWSA question because some people might be planning to use it as as assessment.
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I guess palmitylation as thats the only thing that'll make it hydrophobic/lipophilic.
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yup d is right

i just hav less than 5 days to go for my step 1 and i planned to do uwsa to hv a moral boost and i saw similar questions and nw am all panicky

i cant seem to edit the title of d post now bro ....wil post a spoiler warning next time
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yup d is right

i just hav less than 5 days to go for my step 1 and i planned to do uwsa to hv a moral boost and i saw similar questions and nw am all panicky

i cant seem to edit the title of d post now bro ....wil post a spoiler warning next time
Don't panic!! U can never answer all the questions anyway.
And people say UWSA is not at all a good predictor of ur score.
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