cell adhesion molecule

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cell adhesion molecule

[¦sel ad‚hē·zhən ′mäl·ə·kyül]
(cell and molecular biology)
A class of membrane proteins comprising the outer surfaces of cell membranes in the developing nervous system that is thought to be intimately involved in guiding development during embryonic life. Abbreviated CAM.
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today announced a worldwide agreement for the further development of a novel, oral small molecule inhibitor of Vascular Adhesion Protein 1 (VAP-1), a cell-adhesion molecule that may be effective in the treatment of inflammatory disease.
PXS-4728A is a highly selective inhibitor of an enzyme and adhesion protein (SSAO/VAP-1 encoded by the AOC3 gene) which reduces inflammation and oxidative stress.
The researchers also identified a cell adhesion protein called LFA-1 that helps NK cells bind to red blood cells.
Adhesion protein from each sample were injected intra-peritoneal (ip) with a concentration of 33 g/150 g of fish with a volume of 0.
However, because of their occasional unsatisfactory performance, researchers used heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60) as a receptor for Listeria adhesion protein LAP.
Five proteins were included in a final model: one plasma protein, two cytokine/chemokines, one cell adhesion protein, and one peroxidase.
However, because of their occasional unsatisfactory performance, researchers used heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60), a eukaryotic mitochondrial chaperon protein, as a receptor for Listeria adhesion protein LAP.
8:45 Expression of 80 Kilodalton Listeria Adhesion Protein in Listeria
The target, a cell surface adhesion protein, is considered an essential mediator of inflammation.
The ProtEprobe technique will use electrical potential gradients to stimulate and control the conformation transitions of proteins including the cell adhesion protein Fibronectin and AA on 3D electrospun conductive polymer tissue scaffolds.
That allows Listeria to bind to the intestinal cells using an adhesion protein and pass into them, acting as a sort of gateway to the bloodstream.
We demonstrated that while bi-layered organization in mammary epithelium is driven mainly by the lineage-specific differential expression of the E-cadherin adhesion protein, the expression of the P-cadherin adhesion protein makes additional contributions that are specific to the organization of the myoepithelial layer," LaBarge says.