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transport protein

One of the proteins important in transporting materials such as hormones from their site of origin to the site of cellular action and metabolism.
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The researchers were able to see the transport protein's detailed structure by crystallising it in labs and analysing the data to find how it works and how to target it.
Caption: Figure 3: VAPA-mediated AR trafficking via vesicle transport protein OSBP.
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.
Some other proteins identified in the low molecular weight region were TolC, TolB, HexD, CexD, 47 kDa protein, PM1069 (OMP precursor P1 protein), long-chain fatty acid transport protein, membrane proteins belonging to hydrocarbon dehydration family, glycerophosphodiester esterase, MltA interacting mipA protein, and type 4 fimbrial biogenesis protein pilZ.
Torcetra-pib, the first cholesterylester transport protein (CETP) inhibitor, created a great deal of excitement, since it was the first drug to achieve a significant rise in HDL.
guy.webber@quotientbioresearch.com Abbreviations ATP Adenosine Tri Phosphate BSEP Bile Salt Export Pump MDCKII Madin-Darby Canine Kidney Type II OAT Organic Anion Transporter OATP Organic Anion Transport Protein OCT Organic Cation Transporter MRP Multi Resistance Protein
The e4 allele is "the major genetic risk factor" for AD and is one of the three major alleles of the APOE gene, which codes for a lipid transport protein. Previously available data on the association between APOE allele carrier status and phenotypic differences have varied or have been inconsistent, according to the investigators.
Those that had this variation in both copies of the gene, which inhibits the cholesterol transport protein, were about 70% less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease during the study than those without the variation, research in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed.
Most are due to a defect in an enzyme or transport protein, which results in a block in a metabolic pathway.
In Tangier disease a mutation produces a defective transport protein and almost no HDL is produced.

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