membrane transport


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membrane transport

n
(Biochemistry) the process by which physiologically important substances, such as calcium ions, sugars, etc, are conveyed across a biological membrane
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Caveolae, which is a special lipid raft structure formed from cell membrane invagination, was enriched in cholesterol and sphingomyelin, and primarily played the important role in membrane transport, signal transduction, substrate transport and endocytosis (Martin, 2013).
Our recent studies of phytoplankton, primitive photosynthetic marine protists that play important roles in ocean biogeochemical cycles, are providing exciting new information on the roles and evolution of membrane transport, cell signalling and metabolic regulation.
coli inner membrane transport for improved efflux of biofuel molecules, and generating phenotypic diversity in a fungal biocatalyst.
Increased peritoneal membrane transport is associated with decreased patient and technique survival for continuous peritoneal dialysis patients.
Malignant cells show numerous anomalies in cell and its membrane, which include high aerobic lactate production, abnormal plasma membrane transport, reduced number of cell junctions, and appearance of new antigens.
Glutamate stimulation is terminated by a (chloride-independent) membrane transport system that is only used for reabsorbing glutamate and aspartate across the presynaptic membrane.
The book is organized in five large sections covering nutrition, membrane transport and signaling, cellular respiration, metabolism of different classes of biomolecules, and the workings of DNA in the life cycle of the cell.
This results in blockage of membrane transport pathways in the macrophages lodged in the bone marrow, spleen and liver.
A particular focus is research on dense polymeric membrane transport using palladium (PD), for power generation and portable electronic equipment applications.
The Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting and the Epithelia and Membrane Transport Themed Meeting will both take place at Newcastle University.
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