for a protein in a cell, what does "turnover" mean? for example, when you say "turnover of protein A is larger than that of protein B", what does this mean? dose it have anything with biochemistry as well? thanks
turnover means the net of synthesis and degradation, defining the half-life of protein. Higher turnover probably means, that the protein is synthesised and degraded faster http://sandwalk.blogspot.com/2007/06/pr … nover.html
Yeah turn over, half lives, it’s just a description of how long it will stay around before it can no longer be detected or functional. It’s usually measured as a time value but you can make it a rate thing. Like the RBC turns over every 120 days or this drug’s half life is 5 hours.