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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Hwang et al., "Dual reporter gene imaging for tracking macrophage migration using the human sodium iodide symporter and an enhanced firefly luciferase in a murine inflammation model," Molecular Imaging and Biology, vol.
It has been suggested that metals could form metalphosphate complexes that might be transported out of the cell by [H.sup.+]-phosphate symporters [16, 17].
Transfected MSCs with sodium iodide symporter and CCL5/RANTES treated mice showed a significant delay in tumor growth after intrasplenic injection of the colon cancer cell line LS174t [90].
A recent study described the feasibility of imaging human Na/I symporter (NIS) expression in two mouse models of muscular dystrophy and vascular disease by bioluminescence and PET imaging [41].
It detects metastasis due to the uptake of I-131 by malignant cells that express sodium iodine symporter (NIS).
Furosemide acts on the ascending limb of the loop of Henle to inhibit Na-K-Cl symporter resulting in low potassium levels [28].
Figure S1: palmitic acid time-dependently downregulates the protein levels of thyroglobulin (Tg), sodium iodide symporter (NIS), and thyroperoxidase (TPO).
The ability of the thyroid tissue to take up [.sup.131]I depends on a transport mechanism, namely, sodium iodine symporter (NIS).
Development of a screening approach to detect thyroid disrupting chemicals that inhibit the human sodium iodide symporter (NIS).