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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 gene that controls increased production of the transport protein was taken from Arabidopsis, a relative of the cabbage that is commonly used in plant research.
Transferrin, the transport protein for iron, has a a half-life of eight days and is not affected by changes in water balance.
In previous work, the researchers discovered that vitamin B12 enters our cells with help from of a specific transport protein.
The ShuS protein has no sequence homology to other proteins with known function and seems to function as a heme storage and transport protein that transfers heme to heme oxygenate for further degradation and iron release.
The first part of the book focuses on energy transport strategies using transport protein pressurization, ion intercalation, electrosmosis/electromigration and closed-cell gas generation.
4]) from its binding sites on the thyroid hormone transport protein transthyretin (TTR) (Gutleb et al.
They provided evidence that oleic acid acts to drive a cholesterol transport protein from within the intestinal cell to the cell surface, where it can interact with cholesterol passing through the gut and pull it into the cell.
A group of biologists, biochemists, and other scientists from the US and Canada discuss phase behavior of lipid bilayers, as an isolated structure, and cholesterol's role in cell biology; the lateral organization of membranes; the role of membrane lipids in initial membrane protein folding; and membrane protein synthesis, assembly of oligomeric membrane proteins, stability with relationships to function and protein turnover, function using a transport protein, and interactions between membrane proteins and lipids.
This is found to be mediated by downregulation of DMT 1 transport protein in the brush border (35) without altering basolateral transport of iron in the intestine.
Apolipoprotein E: cholesterol transport protein with expanding role in cell biology.
It's the only known natural NO storage and transport protein," says Donald E.

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