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efflux

Medtalk That which flows outward

efflux

(ĕf′lŭks) [″ + ″]
Outward flow, i.e., the movement of chemicals or other fluids from within a structure, such as a cell, to the outside.
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its conformation, accounting for the activated malate efflux in wheat,
Efflux Pumps as an Important Mechanism for Quinolone Resistance (Jordi Vila, Anna Fabrega, Ignasi Roca, Alvaro Hernandez, and Jose Luis Martinez).
Since the expression levels of ABCB1 were significantly decreased in psoralen-treated A549/D16 subline, the activity of ABCB1 was further examined by rhodamin-123 efflux assay.
MICs of the clones were also determined in the presence of efflux pump inhibitors CCCP (0.
The researchers chose mussel gill tissue for their study because its efflux transporters are particularly active.
The efflux mechanisms can be overcome in a variety of ways.
He is unaware of any current research on the topic, although last year researchers showed that antibodies could inhibit an efflux pump found in cancer cells that have multidrug resistance.
Consequently, an inward current is carried by the influx of a cation and the efflux of an anion).
Hepatic basolateral efflux transporters are an under-recognized and under appreciated class of transporters," said Kenneth Brouwer, Chief Scientific Officer of QTS.
aureus (MRSA), and for potential activity as antibiotic modulators and efflux pump inhibitors.
2] concentration and determines the efflux by fitting the chamber to a polyvinyl chloride collar.
Objective: The potassium efflux system, Kef, protects bacteria against the detrimental effects of electrophilic compounds via acidification of the cytoplasm.