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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This drug consists of a full-length p21 tumor suppressor protein attached to a proprietary transporter protein.
Researchers have discovered a specialized transporter protein that enables peak levels of zinc to be maintained in prostate tissue.
Currently approved in more than 41 countries globally, the new treatment was the first sodium glucose transporter protein 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor to gain regulatory approval to treat Type 2 diabetes in Europe in November 2012.
To race up long nerve cells that stretch through the body, the virus hijacks a transporter protein and hits the gas, researchers report August 28 in PLOS Pathogens.
The book begins by introducing some established nutrigenetic interactions such as transporter protein variants affecting micronutrient utilization.
To evaluate the stability of DHLA-coated QDs in culture media and the specificity of labeling live cells with these QDs, we used P-glycoprotein (Pgp)--a cell surface multidrug transporter protein that provides chemoresistance to tumor cells.
In ATPase assays, drug transporter interactions are detected via stimulation of ATPase activity (ATP consumption) in cellular membranes that have been over-expressed with a particular transporter protein.
BARCELONA -- Severe hyposmia may be associated with a deficiency of striatal dopamine transporter protein and slight cognitive decline - characteristics that could identify people with an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings from the Parkinson's Associated Risk Study.
Linkage mapping of serotonin transporter protein gene SLC6A4 on chromosome 17.
Lapatinib may also regulate ABC transporter protein levels.
Facilitated diffusion of glucose across the plasma membrane is mediated by glucose transporter protein.
In addition, their analyses showed that even though a second zinc transporter protein, ZIP3, was present in the cancerous cells, it wasn't in its correct location.

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