phospho-


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phospho-

or phosph-
pref.
1. Phosphorus: phosphine.
2. Phosphate: phospholipid.

[From phosphorus.]

phospho-

or before a vowel

phosph-

combining form
(Elements & Compounds) containing phosphorus: phosphocreatine.
[from French, from phosphore phosphorus]

phospho-

a combining form representing phosphorus: phospholipid.
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The antibodies used were against Cathepsin K, TRAF-6, IRAK-1, TAK-1, NIK, IKK[alpha], IKK[beta], phospho-IKK [alpha]/[beta], NF-[kappa]B p65, Phospho- NF-[kappa]B p65, I[kappa]B[alpha], Phospo- I[kappa]B[alpha], and [beta] actin (Santa Cruz Biotechnology Inc.
unsaturated, omega-3, 6, and 9 fatty acids, phospho- and glycolipids, cholesterol and other sterols, and lipophilic vitamins.
The results indicated successful measurement of native phospho- and total kinase biomarkers in xenografted tumors and the cell lines from which they were derived with nearly identical levels - a novel result that we had not previously encountered in published literature.