peptidyl-lysine oxidation

id: GO:0018057
name: peptidyl-lysine oxidation
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The oxidation of the terminal amino-methylene groups of peptidyl-L-lysine or peptidyl-5-hydroxy-L-lysine to aldehyde groups to form allysine or hydroxyallysine residues, respectively; these are intermediates in the formation of covalent cross-links between adjacent polypeptide chains in proteins such as collagens.

Parent Functions

GO:0018158protein oxidation
GO:0018205peptidyl-lysine modification