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Which of the following enzyme present in the rough endoplasmic reticulum removes the signal sequence from nascent polypeptides?

(a) signal oxidase

(b) signal peptidase

(c) olisaccharyltransferase

(d) luciferase

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Right choice is (b) signal peptidase

For explanation: After the nascent polypeptide reaches the cisterna of endoplasmic reticulum, it is acted upon by a variety of enzymes. One such enzyme is signal peptidase which removes the hydrophobic signal sequence from the peptide.

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