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A central, less viscous portion of the cytoplasm that is distinguishable in certain cells, especially motile cells.

en′do·plas′mic adj.


a. endoplásmico-a. rel. al endoplasma.
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The UPR is a well- known mechanism induced by endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-stress.
In this research, the authors suggested positive results associated with potential apoptotic and anti-metastatic effects due to endoplasmic reticulum stress, oxidative stress and Rho GTPase signaling pathways.
NUC-3373 inhibits the target enzyme, thymidylate synthase, causing nuclear to cytoplasmic translocation and induction of endoplasmic reticulum stress.
They also exhibit elongated mitochondria with few crests, Golgi apparatus and large amounts of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum, ribosomes and free polyribosomes (Fig.
Wolframin expression induces novel ion channel activity in endoplasmic reticulum membranes and increases intracellular calcium.
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is an important organelle for cellular protein synthesis and processing, maintaining stability of the intracellular environment.
The team was able to confirm that, if a person carries the regular LSS gene, the enzyme appears in the endoplasmic reticulum.
If the LSS gene is not mutated, the associated enzyme is located in a system of very fine channels in the follicle cells, the endoplasmic reticulum.
It is associated with endoplasmic reticulum, ribosome, Golgi apparatus, lysosomes, mitochondria, multiple vesicles that are supposed to be arranged on the dynamic cytoskeleton.
They found that there was an unexpectedly early critical phase in PMD-affected cells characterized by endoplasmic reticulum stress and cell death as OPCs exit their progenitor state.
Some studies showed that endoplasmic reticulum stress (ERS) is involved in this process, while others showed that a lipotoxic environment directly influences ER homeostasis.

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