carrier protein


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carrier protein

[′kar·ē·ər ‚prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A membrane protein that transports a specific solute across the cell membrane by binding to the solute on one side of the membrane and then releasing it on the other.
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The Cibachron blue dye affinity chromatography-based technology is designed to capture high-abundance carrier proteins in blood (such as albumin) and dramatically enriches the peptide and protein fragments bound to the carrier proteins.
It is utilized as a carrier protein in a number of approved conjugate vaccines for diseases such as meningitis and pneumococcal bacterial infections.
a developer of hemocyanin-based immunogenic carrier proteins for anti-cancer vaccines and other therapeutic and preventative vaccine applications, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.
The technology is used to link a piece of the bacterium's surface coating, a polysaccharide made up of long chains of sugars, to a special molecule called a carrier protein in a process called conjugation.
Some strategies for analysis of the peptidome rely on initial selection of a specific carrier protein such as albumin and analysis of the peptides bound to that carrier.
PHOENIX, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- RCP Diagnostics(TM) announced today that they have entered into a licensing agreement with Biomarker Technologies to allow Biomarker to use RCP's protein marker, riboflavin carrier protein, in conjunction with Biomarker's blood diagnostic for breast cancer, called the BT Test(TM).
BiovaxID is a personalized therapeutic comprised of tumor-derived Id protein (tumor-specific antigen) conjugated (linked) to KLH (keyhole limpet hemocyanin) as a carrier protein administered with GM-CSF (granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor).
The study will also examine using the BT Test together with the Riboflavin Carrier Protein biomarker from RCP Diagnostics LLC, which may enhance the sensitivity of the BT Test beyond the expected level of accuracy.
Considering the binding reaction between a biomarker (B) and its carrier protein (C):
BiovaxID is comprised of tumor-derived Id protein (tumor antigen) conjugated to KLH as a carrier protein administered with GM-CSF (granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor).
Administration of human TNF-alpha coupled with a T helper carrier protein is expected to induce the generation of anti-TNF polyclonal antibodies by the body itself.
CG400549 is a potential first-in-class antibiotic candidate targeting ENR (Enoyl-acyl carrier protein reductase, which is a critical enzyme in generating bacterial membrane) as it has novel chemical structure which has never been used as an antibacterial agent previously.