membrane transport protein


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membrane transport protein

a PROTEIN that can transport specific MOLECULES across MEMBRANES which would otherwise not be permeable to them.
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Earlier, the DirectorA, ISHU Karachi University, Professor Dr Bilquees Gul, who had participated in first 'One Belt, One Road' Plant Membrane Transport Protein Biology Forum, held from April 08-10 in Foshan University, briefed the participants about latest research being conducted at the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization, University of Karachi, and also shed lights on the achievements of the Institute's scholars.
Urea is transported through a membrane transport protein. Two types of urea transport proteins are present in humans and other mammals, UT-A and UT-B.
Furthermore, divalent metal-ion transporter 1 (DMT1) is iron-preferring membrane transport protein that plays indispensable roles in intestinal nonheme-iron absorption and iron acquisition by erythroid precursor cells.
Although the membrane transport protein LAT1 is known to act as a Trp/Kyn exchanger, accumulating evidence from transport kinetics studies clearly indicate the presence of highly specific, as yet unidentified Trp and Kyn transporters.
The methods developed would be widely applicable to other membrane transport proteins.

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