signaling molecules

signaling molecules

substances synthesized by cells for purposes of extracellular communication between cells.
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unknown bacterial signaling molecules such as the recently discovered cA[degrees]diA[degrees]AMP and cA[degrees]GMPAMP.
Physiocrines are naturally occurring human proteins that possess novel in vivo biological activity as extracellular signaling molecules in known pathways relevant to developing protein therapeutics for a range of diseases.
Washington, May 13 ( ANI ): Johns Hopkins scientists have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.
Many bacteria coordinate via a process called quorum sensing, which involves both releasing a steady stream of signaling molecules into the environment and then sensing the signaling molecules.
Signaling pathways involved in the assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of TJ are controlled by a number of signaling molecules, such as protein kinase C, mitogen-activated protein kinases, myosin light chain kinase, and Rho GTPases.
Levels of two crucial signaling molecules called interleukins, IL-6 and IL-10, were boosted in the brains of the rodents, the scientists found.
Lipid rafts/ caveolae serve as such a plasma membrane (PM) microdomain wherein highly specific signaling molecules are assembled so as to efficiently execute a defined signaling event with precision.
In other rat studies, blueberry consumption reversed stress-induced alterations in cell signaling molecules in the hippocampus and induced activation of a multi-functional transcription factor required for long-term memory.
It describes the structural and biochemical properties of signaling molecules and their regulation, presents tools used for signal transmission, and explains the organizational principles of signaling pathways.
Thus, bacterial numbers must reach a certain level, or quorum, to generate the critical concentration of these signaling molecules.
The luxI and luxR systems have been identified in de almost all gram-negative bacteria, and cell-to-cell signaling molecules (peptides) have been identified in more than 30 species of gram-positive bacteria.
These attributes are incorporated in our VITOSS Synthetic Cancellous Bone Void Filler and allow cells and signaling molecules, such as growth factors, to absorb our material so that the body can effectively remodel it into natural bone over time.

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