isoforms

isoforms

isomeric forms of the same protein, with slightly different amino acid sequences, but with the same activity.
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The range of isoforms reflected the known interindividual variability of the healthy Caucasian population (9).
Key words: bladder, bladder cancer, bladder cell line, heat shock proteins, immortalization, interstitial cystitis, metallothionein isoforms, stress response, urothelium.
This study indicates that electrophoresis of AF transferrin isoforms is inadequate for prenatal diagnosis of NTD.
We have also shown that the cytochrome P450 isoforms responsible for human metabolism of acetochlor, butachlor, and metolachlor are CYP3A4 and CYP2B6.
Additionally, many of these afflictions are caused by mutations in the isoforms of troponin or myosin II that are predominantly expressed during human development.
There are several different variants or isoforms of hCG, including intact hCG, nicked hCG, free [beta]-subunit (hCG[beta]), nicked hCG[beta], and degradation products including [beta]-subunit core fragment (hCG[beta]cf) (9, 10).
Tm5NM1 Tm5NM1 is one of approximately 40 different isoforms of the protein, tropomyosin, that occur naturally in the human body.
The researchers concluded that dietary alpha-tocopherol did not accelerate the breakdown of the other vitamin E isoforms (including gamma-tocopherol and tocotrienol) in vivo and did not influence the tissue concentration of the other vitamin E isoforms in serum and almost all tissues.
PPAR isoforms (peroxisome proliferator activating receptors) regulate genes in the body.
In Drosophila melanogaster, three EcR isoforms were identified: EcR-A, EcR-B1, EcR-B2, according to different promoters and splicing patterns (Talbot et al.
The content and composition of different vitamin E isoforms was analyzed in normal human skin.
Now, however, there is no impediment to measuring C-peptide and proinsulin isoforms in mouse or rat samples.