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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.
Antibody response to the chlamydial heat-shock protein 60 in an experimental model of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease in monkeys (Macaca nemestrina).
The nonirradiated worms began pumping out heat-shock proteins at about 27 [degrees] C.
Hsf1 activates this repair system by boosting the activity of heat-shock proteins.
Arsenic is well known to induce heat-shock proteins (Del Razo et al.
Bukrinsky and Zhao compare the functional similarities of Vpr and heat-shock proteins, and Pomerantz presents data to support the role of Vpr in neuroinvasion and neuropathogenesis.
Heat-shock proteins from a number of mycobacterial species have been shown to generate Th1-type responses, airway inflammation, and airway hyperresponsiveness (32).
Microbial cells in which heat-shock proteins are synthesized acquire additional thermal tolerance to a second heat challenge that would normally be lethal to them.
Several research groups have reported TLR reactions to products of mammalian cells: molecules called heat-shock proteins and specific fragments of the blood-clotting protein fibronectin.
Microbial cells in which heat-shock proteins are synthesized acquire enhanced thermal tolerance to a second heat challenge that would normally be lethal to them.
When a virus infects a cell, the cell often turns on genes for molecules known as heat-shock proteins.
Stress proteins, also known as heat-shock proteins because researchers first identified them in bacteria exposed to heat, appear remarkably similar from one species to the next.