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GPI

GPI

(Graphical Programming Interface) A graphics language in OS/2 Presentation Manager. It is a derivative of the GDDM mainframe interface and includes Bezier curves.
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The glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor: a complex membrane-anchoring structure for proteins.
Signal transduction in macrophages by glycosylphosphatidylinositols of Plasmodium, Trypanosoma, and Leishmania: activation of protein tyrosine kinases and protein kinase C by inositolglycan and diacylglycerol moieties.
A glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor signal sequence enhances the immunogenicity of a DNA vaccine encoding Plasmodium falciparum sexualstage antigen, Pfs230.
The trypanosomatid protozoan Leishmania synthesizes a variety of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI GPI)-anchored molecules on its surface.
C]) is a 33- to 35-kDa glycoprotein attached to the cell membrane by a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor; it is produced in most cell types, mainly by neurons (2).
C] is a monomeric, glycosylated, glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI)-linked extracellular protein that appears to play a role in signal transduction (18) and/or in the maintenance of the proper copper ion concentration (19-21).
The disease is caused by deficient biosynthesis of a glycosylphosphatidylinositol linker that anchors several complement and immunoregulatory surface proteins on erythrocytes, monocytes, neutrophils, lymphocytes, and platelets (28-31).
Mammalian trehalase is linked to membrane by a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor, and phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C is required for the trehalase to be completely liberated from the membrane (5).
Trehalase is an ectoenzyme that is linked to membrane by a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor, and excretion of the enzyme can be influenced by renal injuries.

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