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How does ERAP-1 know to trim peptides longer than 8-9 amino acids in antigen

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Default How does ERAP-1 know to trim peptides longer than 8-9 amino acids in antigen



processing? I know endoplasmic reticulum aminopeptidase 1 trims the peptides but I can't find anywhere HOW this is regulated? How does it 'know' they are the wrong size? There must be a mechanism.
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Perhaps it just randomly trims peptides, and those that are the right size bind to the MHC protein.
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