symporter


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sym·port·er

(sim-pōrt'ĕr),
The protein responsible for mediating symport.

symporter

(sim-port'er)
A membrane protein that carries two different ions or molecules in the same direction through the membrane, as in the absorption of glucose linked with that of sodium ions in the small intestine.
See: antiporter
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breast milk and that explore the interaction between iodide and perchlorate at the mammary symporter.
The sodium-iodide symporter (NIS) is 30-fold more selective for perchlorate than for iodide and is reportedly 9-100 times as potent as thiocyanate in inhibiting iodide uptake (Dohan et al.
Estradiol increases proliferation and down-regulates the sodium/iodide symporter gene in FRTL-5 cells.
Cloning of the mouse sodium iodide symporter and its expression in the mammary gland and other tissues.
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A small proportion of patients do not benefit from currently available treatment with RAI because they do not express sufficient sodium/iodine symporter (NIS) which is important for RAI uptake into thyroid cells.
S-nitrosylation of NF-[kappa]B p65 inhibits TSH-induced Na+/I- symporter expression," Endocrinology, vol.
Intracellular pH regulatory mechanism in human atrial myocardium: Functional evidence for Na(+)/H(+) exchanger and Na(+)/HCO(3)(-) symporter.
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Liu et al (109) evaluated a panel of immuno-markers on 100 benign thyroid tissues and 77 thyroid carcinomas on TMAs, revealing overexpression of FN-1 in 96% of PTCs and 86% of FTCs, suggesting that a panel consisting of GAL-3, FN-1, and intracellular sodium/iodide symporter demonstrates 98% accuracy in differentiating FA from malignant thyroid follicular lesions.
molecular dynamic and metadynamics (MTD), an alternative Na+ binding site of Sodium-Galactose Transporter (SGLT) symporter protein was predicted [21].
Diuretic action of HCTZ is associated with inhibition of Na+/Cl- symporter (cotransporter) system in the distal convoluted tubule, by competing for the [Cl.