alpha subunit

alpha subunit

first-named chain (or subunit) occurring in the functional organization of macromolecules, usually proteins, containing two or more chains.
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MADD may be caused by mutations in the electron transfer flavoprotein alpha subunit (ETFA), [4] electron transfer flavoprotein beta subunit (ETFB), or electron transfer flavoprotein dehydrogenase (ETFDH) genes.
q] class is one subfamily of the G protein alpha subunit family and is comprised of four genes: G-protein subunit Galphaq (GNAQ), GNA11, GNA14, and GNA15 (Davignon et al.
PDK1, a protein kinase that phosphorylates and thus inactivates pyruvate dehydrogenase alpha subunit, was more than 2-fold over expressed in frataxin knockdown cells.
McCune-Albright Syndrome is a rare syndrome characterized with excessive function of peripheral endocrine organs and activating mutations of the stimulatory G protein alpha subunit are involved in the pathogenesis.
Dupilumab is an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody that addresses a novel target: It is directed against the interleukin-4 receptor alpha subunit (IL-4Ra).
On the origin of Metazoan adhesion receptors: cloning of integrin alpha subunit from the sponge Geodia cydonium.
For the minority of cases of atopic dermatitis that are more severe--and refractory to topical therapies--new agents in clinical trials include the oral phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor apremilast and dupilumab, a monoclonal antibody that binds to the alpha subunit of the interleukin-4 receptor.
Patients of molar pregnancy have high serum levels of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), which consists of alpha and beta subunits alpha subunit is identical to TSH and beta subunit has structure to TSH.
When a bitter compound binds to a bitter taste receptor, the receptor releases a G-protein, which then splits into two parts: a G alpha subunit and G beta-gamma dimer.
We have identified a small molecule, guanabenz, which binds to a regulatory subunit of protein phosphatase 1, PPP1R15A/GADD34, selectively disrupting the stress-induced dephosphorylation of the alpha subunit of translation initiation factor 2 (eIF2 alpha).
02), IGF-1:150 ng/ml (140-405), SHBG: 202 mmoI/l (30-100), TSH alpha subunit level: 1.