calpain


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calpain

(kăl′pān′)
n.
A proteolytic enzyme regulated by the concentration of calcium ions.
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Because it has been demonstrated that pp60src translocation to the cytoskeleton is triggered by vWf binding to GpIb-V-IX complex, independently of ligand binding to [Alpha]IIb[Beta]3 (14), and that neither vWf nor [Alpha]IIb[Beta]3 requires calpain activation, it was conceivable that a direct involvement of GpIb-V-IX complex in [Ni.
William Pursley, Chairman and CEO of Ceptor added, "This grant provides on-going validity to the breadth of our calpain inhibitor technology.
The association between polymorphic variations in calpain 3 with the yield and tenderness of retail lamb meat cuts.
Muscular dystrophy patients suffer from an over abundance of calpain and this devastating disease usually ends in death in adolescence.
Calpain cleavage and inactivation of the sodium calcium exchanger-3 occur downstream of A13 in Alzheimer's disease.
Contribution of postmortem muscle biochemistry to the delivery of consistent meat quality with particular focus on the calpain system.
2006 Contribution of post-mortem muscle biochemistry to the delivery of consistent meat quality with particular focus on the calpain system.
On the other hand, host proteases such as calpain, caspase and cathepsin inhibit autophagy activation by degrading these proteins.
gondii hijack the calcium-regulated enzyme calpain from host cells and use it to break down host cytoskeleton.
Also included were sessions on Global Consumer Trends (by Lubrizol Personal Care), Korean Cosmetic Trends (by ActivON), Calpain inhibitor UJI TEA EXTRACT focusing on Calpain, a calcium-dependent protein that plays a major role in the ageing process (by Nikko Chemicals).