permease


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per·me·ase

 (pûr′mē-ās′)
n.
Any of several cell-membrane proteins that function as channels for the passive transport of a specific molecule in or out of the cell.

permease

(ˈpɜːmɪeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a carrier protein that facilitates the transport of a given molecule through a cell membrane

per•me•ase

(ˈpɜr miˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz)

n.
any protein of the cell membrane that functions as a channel for specific molecular substances to enter or leave the cell.
[< French perméase (1956)]
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A dedicated system for ferric enterobactin was identified, which included ferrienterobactin-binding protein FepB (RWLH04674), permease FepD (RWLH04672), FepG (RWLH04671), FepC (RWLH04670) and FepE (RWLH04669).
This signaling pathway controls growth-related processes, including regulation of translation, ribosome biogenesis, amino acid permease stability, and induction of autophagy [31].
Evidence of a glucose proton motive force-dependent permease and a fructose phosphoenolpyruvate: phosphotransferase transport system in Lactobacillus reuteri CRL 1098.
Overexpression of Sna3 stabilizes tryptophan permease Tat2, potentially competing for the WW domain of Rsp5 ubiquitin ligase with its binding protein Bul1.
Bogdanov and colleagues demonstrated that phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) acts as a molecular chaperone in the folding of the polytopic membrane protein lactose permease of E.
En el caso que aqui nos ocupa, se trata de estudiar el proceso por el cual un grupo de productores agropecuarios logro legitimarse como dirigencia dentro del sector y, mas alla de este, a nivel del imaginario social, consiguio que su modelo de negocio agricola permease el sentido comun, haciendolo propio (Schutz, 1987).
The uptake of bacillibactin requires the FeuABC transporter, inner- membrane permease, FepDG and YusV ATPase and an esterase encoding gene, besA and while export required YmfE major facilitator super-family (MFS)-type transporter.
Anti Candida activity of cispentacin: The active transport by aminoacid permease and possible mechanisms of action.
Leao, C Y , Van Uden, N 1984 Effects of ethanol and other 306 alkanois on the kinetics and the activation on the general amino acid permease of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.