protein transport


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protein transport

The movement of proteins across cell membranes and into cellular organelles where they participate in specific functions or build the structures of the cell.
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The device provides sufficient optical resolution and in combination with optical sectioning techniques to study cellular organelles and protein transport between them.
He said that in HRT users, the different myonuclei arrangement optimises cellular level protein transport that leads to improved muscle function.
As late as the early 1970s science was unaware that the periplasm existed; now we know it is the extracytoplasmic compartment found in gram-negative bacteria figuring in protein transport, folding, cell architecture, cell division, stress responses and other essential functions.
London, Dec 25 (ANI): American scientists have broken new ground by discovering a new link between protein transport and spinal cord development in mice.
The 33 chapters are organized by six main themes: classes and prediction of CPPs, functionality of shuttling proteins and protein-derived peptides, applications of CPPs in gene modulation and protein transport, selective targeting to tumors and other tissues with CPPs, and CPP methods.
Not only do cell membranes have a more intricate shape than biologists have ever realized, Landh says, but the shape of the membrane probably affects many cell functions--from protein transport to communications to pressure regulation.

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