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 (fŏs′fō-prō′tēn′, -tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.


(Biochemistry) any of a group of conjugated proteins, esp casein, in which the protein molecule is bound to phosphoric acid


(ˌfɒs foʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn)

a protein, as casein or ovalbumin, in which one or more hydroxyl groups of serine, threonine, or tyrosine are hydroxylated.
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Noun1.phosphoprotein - containing chemically bound phosphoric acid
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
casein - a milk protein used in making e.g. plastics and adhesives
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These high-quality phospho-specific antibodies are available for bulk quantities and can be used for more than 300 phosphoproteins or phosphorylation sites.
Protein samples will also be enriched for phosphoproteins, detergent resistant membrane or lipid raft to unravel infection signalling pathways.
In the present study, changes in the expression of hippocampal and cortical proteins and phosphoproteins in STZ-treated mice were examined using two-dimensional gel electrophoresis followed by staining with SYPRO Ruby and Pro-Q Diamond, respectively, and subsequent mass spectrometry to elucidate the molecular mechanisms involved in diabetes-induced dementia.
Livers were processed and analyzed for levels of phosphoproteins by Kinexus immunoblot (a, n = 2).
The collapsin response mediator protein (CRMP) family is composed of five cytosolic phosphoproteins (CRMP1 to CRMP5) that are highly expressed in the developing nervous system.[sup][7],[8] CRMP2 is the first member of this family to be discovered and has been studied most frequently.
(6-8) Phosphoproteins that play a major role in stabilization of microtubules by polymerization, tau proteins are encoded on chromosome 17, have six isoforms and are important in both axonal transport and neuronal integrity.
We tested the hypothesis that barnacle glue contains phosphoproteins, which have the potential to play a role in both adhesion and mineralization.
We not only used whole-genome sequencing to compare these tumors with their matched normal genomes, but also compared transcriptomes and phosphoproteins from tumor-PDX pairs.
After harvesting hES cells with 0.05% trypsin-EDTA solution (PAA Laboratories, Linz, Austria) and washing with PBS, single hES cell suspensions were fixed by using 1.6% paraformaldehyde (PFA, Sigma-Aldrich) for 10 min at RT as described for detection of intracellular phosphoproteins [15,16].
With the condition of a 99% Ascore certainty and 99% minimum localization probability threshold, a total of 1,340 phosphoproteins groups, 2,760 unique phosphopeptides, and 4,549 unique phosphosites were identified across all 6 cell lines (Supplementary Table 2).
Contributions through the Edman degradation of methylmercaptovitins prepared from the constituent phosphoproteins. Int.
Synapsins are a group of neuronal-specific phosphoproteins that are important regulators of synaptic vesicle trafficing in presynaptic terminals (12).