transport protein

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transport protein

One of the proteins important in transporting materials such as hormones from their site of origin to the site of cellular action and metabolism.
See also: protein
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"To study the functional properties of different kinds of transporter proteins, researchers need experimental systems in which a particular transporter protein predominates.
Researchers have tried to stem the effects of Parkinson's by targeting two players in this presumed pathway, both MAO-B and the dopamine transporter protein, with only mixed success.
Using genetically engineered mice, they identified importin alpha-5 as the transporter protein that helps MeCP2 to enter the brain cell nucleus.
Harlequin ichthyosis is a severe variant of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis resulting from loss-of-function mutations in the ABCA12 gene on chromosome 2q35, a transporter protein responsible for the formation and function of the lamellar granules.
The elevated rate of dye efflux seen in SP cells has been attributed to the expression of members of the ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter protein family.
As shown in Figure 5, placental fatty acid transporter protein expression in DIO dams was significantly decreased compared with that in CON-CON dams.
This study revealed enormous harms of pesticides on the performance of nitrate transporter protein genes and nitrate reductase of the tested A.
Sodium glucose transporter protein 2 inhibitors: focusing on the kidney to treat type 2 diabetes.
Birnbaum, "Identification of a novel gene encoding an insulin-responsive glucose transporter protein," Cell, vol.
Geldnere et al., "Association of genetic variation in the organic cation transporters OCT1, OCT2 and multidrug and toxin extrusion 1 transporter protein genes with the gastrointestinal side effects and lower BMI in metformin-treated type 2 diabetes patients," Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, vol.
Researchers have discovered a specialized transporter protein that enables peak levels of zinc to be maintained in prostate tissue.

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