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heat shock protein

[¦hēt ‚shäk ′prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of a group of proteins that are synthesized in the cytoplasm of cells as part of the heat shock response and act to protect the chromosomes from damage.
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Changes of serum antibodies to heat-shock protein 65 in coronary heart disease and acute myocardial infarction.
Association between antibody to the chlamydial heat-shock protein and tubal infertility.
Heat-shock protein 70 (Hsp 7b) as a biochemical stress indicator: an experimental field test in two congeneric intertidal gastropods (genus: Tegula).
Activation of HSF and selective increase in heat-shock proteins by acute dexamethas one treatment.
interecdysis and proecdysis) suggest that molt stage did not affect the levels of induced heat-shock protein expression across incubation temperatures (Fig.
Elias and her colleagues also found that giving extra copies of a heat-shock protein 60 fragment called p277 to mice with diabetes symptoms spares beta cells from the immune on-slaught.
In our view, Antigenics is the pioneer and leader in providing individualized medicine through cancer vaccines based on its proprietary heat-shock protein (HSP) therapy," said Ginsberg.
Although temporal variation in levels of heat-shock protein (Hsp) has been suggested to closely track sublethal stress, there have been few tests of this hypothesis under natural conditions.
Candido's team had engineered strains of the nematode to reveal production of the heat-shock protein, for instance, by fluorescing.
Researchers in the laboratory will also be able to expose tissue cultures with and without the mutated gene to hot temperatures and stress to determine whether torsinA behaves like a heat-shock protein.