phospho-


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phospho-

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

[From phosphorus.]
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phospho-

or before a vowel

phosph-

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

a combining form representing phosphorus: phospholipid.
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Pretreatment with SB203580 reduced the expression of phospho- p38 MAPK, and pretreatment with SC-514 reduced the expression of phospho-p65 protein.
For the sake of bar-graph clarity (b), SMEM values of all experiments were normalized to 1 in order to represent mean ratios of phospho- ACC/total protein content and phospho- AMPK/AMPKt in different experimental conditions (b).
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.