max

(redirected from MAXE)
Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

(dV/dt)max

 
the most rapid rate of voltage change; in cellular electrophysiology it applies to phase 0 of the action potential.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

max

Drug slang
A regional term for gamma hydroxy butyrate dissolved in water and mixed with amphetamines.
 
Molecular biology
An enzyme that interacts with the protein product of Myc by means of a leucine zipper motif, instructing cells to mature, divide or undergo autodestruction or apoptosis.

Genetics
MAX. A gene on chromosome 14q23 that encodes a member of the basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper (bHLHZ) family of transcription factors,  which form homo- and heterodimers with other family members—e.g., MAD, MXI1 and MYC. MYC-MAX upregulates transcription; MAD-MAX downregulates it.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

max

An enzyme that interacts with myc, the protein product of myc, by means of a leucine zipper motif, instructing cells to mature, divide, or undergo autodestruction or apoptosis
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
And on the island (populated here by multiple Maxes), David PiHenger as The Lost Max weighs in with the work's most dynamic dancing.
Arizona maxes out at $240 a week, for example, while Connecticut maxes out at $598 a week.
Williams has a rainy day account in which she tries to keep the recommended six months salary cushion and, in preparation for her golden years, she maxes out on her annual contributions to her company's 403(b) plan.
"Half of the market is non-stabilized," observes Packes, "and many owners are at the maxes [for rent regulated rents.] But look at the owners from 1988 to 1991, who were giving out below market rents."