calmodulin


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cal·mod·u·lin

 (kăl-mŏj′ə-lĭn)
n.
A calcium-binding protein that mediates many metabolic processes, such as contraction of smooth muscle, by binding to enzymes and other proteins.

calmodulin

(kəlˈmɒdjʊlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a protein found in most living cells; it regulates many enzymic processes that are dependent on calcium
[from cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in]

cal•mod•u•lin

(kælˈmɒdʒ ə lɪn)

n.
a protein, present in most cells, that binds calcium and participates in many physiological functions.
[1975–80; cal (cium) + modul (ate) + -in1]
Translations

cal·mod·u·lin

n. calmodulina, proteína que se fija a los iones de calcio, interviene en procesos celulares y modifica enzimas sensitivas al calcio.
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Our first aim will be to characterise the role of Calmodulin binding sites and other unknown regulatory sites on TRP and TRPL, in the feedback loops described above.
compacta had a number of ubiquitin and polyubiquitin proteins, as well as acyl-CoA-binding domain-containing protein, calmodulin, a peptidase, and [alpha]-amylase; all of these were degradome proteins.
TM] signals activate calmodulin, a calcium-binding messenger protein that mediates many crucial processes, including inflammation.
PMCAs are regulated by calmodulin, a calcium-activated protein with multiple targets, as well as other mechanisms giving stringent local control to the activation of the PMCA.
pombe) [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:26508] ENSSSCG00000015 239 BARX2 BARX homeobox 2 [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:956] ENSSSCG00000026 412 PLXNA2 plexin A2 [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:9100] ENSSSCG00000010 912 KIF14 kinesin family member 14 [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:19181] ENSSSCG00000027 314 CAMSAP 2 calmodulin regulated spectrin-associated protein family, member 2 [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:29188] ENSSSCG00000011 160 ADARB2 adenosine deaminase, RNA-specific, B2 (non-functional) [Source:HGNC Symbol;Acc:227] ENSSSCG00000029 602 Sus scrofa WD repeat domain 37 (WDR37), mRNA.
8] Human genes: PPIA, peptidylprolyl isomerase A (cyclophilin A); PPP3R1, protein phosphatase 3, regulatory subunit B, a; PPP3CA, protein phosphatase 3, catalytic subunit, a isozyme; PPP3CB, protein phosphatase 3, catalytic subunit, isozyme; FKBP1A, FK506 binding protein 1A, 12 kDa; CALM1, calmodulin 1 (phosphorylase kinase, 8); IL2, interleukin-2; IL2RA, interleukin 2 receptor, a; JUN, jun proto-oncogene; NFATC1, nuclear factor of activated T-cells, cytoplasmic, calcineurin-dependent 1.
The precise control of this movement relies on the direct physical interaction between a calcium channel protein ryanodine receptor (RYR), and a calcium-sensing protein called calmodulin.
Levels of platelet calmodulin for the prediction of progression and severity of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Calmodulin (CaM) is a ubiquitous calcium signaling messenger and its overexpression leads to unregulated cell growth.
Previous studies have shown that calcium pumps in both animals and plants work together with a protein called calmodulin.
Constitutive isoforms of NOS (eNOS and nNOS) are dependent on intracellular concentration of calcium and calmodulin.
Impaired calmodulin binding of myosin-7A causes autosomal dominant hearing loss (DFNA11).