ectoenzyme


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ectoenzyme

(ˌɛktəʊˈɛnzaɪm)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes secreted from the cells in which they are produced into the surrounding medium; extracellular enzyme. Also called: exoenzyme
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1k] monoclonal antibody (mAb) that binds with high affinity to the transmembrane ectoenzyme, CD38, on the surface of multiple myeloma cells.
5'-nucleotidase is an intrinsic membrane glycoprotein, present as an ectoenzyme in a wide variety of mammalian cells and it hydrolyzes extracellular AMP to adenosine and represents the major control point for extracellular adenosine levels and is a regulator of the adenosine signaling pathway.
A key indicator of osteoblast maturation is the membrane-bound ectoenzyme alkaline phosphatase (ALP).
Ectoenzyme nucleotide pyrophosphate phosphodiesterase (ENPP1): ENPP1 (also known as PC-1, plasma cell differentiation antigen 1) has been identified as a factor potentially contributes to IR by binding to INSR and affecting its signaling.
Just one ectoenzyme introduced into the cells which were going to form the head of the tadpole created several eyes.
CD38 is an ectoenzyme important to the metabolism of activated T lymphocytes, an adhesion receptor involved in the migration of lymphocytes into peripheral tissues and a signalling molecule responsible for T cell co-stimulation and B cell maturation [33,34].