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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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Receptor-mediated transcytosis across the blood brain barrier may be useful way to transport protein and peptide therapeutics into the brain [150].
Glucose transporters (GLUT and SGLT): expanded families of sugar transport proteins.
This pattern in gene expression reversed after a 14-d exposure to cyclic hypoxia, with upregulation of genes encoding lipid transport proteins (vitellogenin-1 and apolipoprotein A-1) and cuticle protein (Fig.
To counter this effect, Blumwald and Hong-Xia Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, genetically engineered tomato plants that produce higher levels of a naturally occurring protein known as a transport protein.
Gilmore, now 37, didn't think her health could get much worse, until this summer when she developed lymphedema - a condition that doesn't allow the lymph vascular system to reabsorb and transport protein and lymph load, causing affected limbs to swell.
This effect was dose-dependent, and was particularly evident with the glucose transport protein Glut4.
A specialized sucrose transport protein loads the sugar into the phloem.
A specialized sucrose transport protein first described by scientists in the ARS Photosynthesis Research Unit at Urbana actively loads the sugar into the phloem.
We found that a second transport protein was involved in the uptake of the vitamin into the cells, thus providing evidence of another cause of hereditary vitamin B12 deficiency," Dr.
According to the finding, all components of sweat responsible for the odor are conveyed to the surface of the skin by a special transport protein.

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