caveolae


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caveolae

[kə′vē·ə·lē]
(cell and molecular biology)
Tiny indentations in the cell surface membrane which trap fluids during the process of micropinocytosis.
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High density lipoprotein prevents oxidized low density lipoprotein-induced inhibition of endothelial nitric-oxide synthase localization and activation in caveolae.
Rapid insulindependent endocytosis of the insulin receptor by caveolae in primary adipocytes.
Song JH, Kim M, Park SW, Chen SW, Pitson SM, Lee HT Isoflurane via TGF-betal release increases caveolae formation and organizes sphingosine kinase signaling in renal proximal tubules.
Inflammation, caveolae and CD38-mediated calcium regulation in human airway smooth muscle.
Healthful fats such as omega 3 fatty acids and monounsaturated fats affect the caveolae of the endothelial cell wall to induce an anti-inflammatory signal.
Analysis by electronic microscopy showed that the patient-specific cardiomyocytes had immature phenotype, less organized myofibrils, enlarged cisterns of sarcoplasmic reticulum, and reduced number of caveolae [39].
Infection of vero cells by BK virus is dependent on caveolae.
Ignition of calcium sparks in arterial and cardiac muscle through caveolae.
Endothelial NOS is associated with the caveolin in caveolae, specialized microstructures of the plasma membrane (Figure 1).
Otros genes como CAV1, CAV2 y EHD2 codifican componentes de caveolae que se especializan en las estructuras de membrana plasmatica abundantes en las celulas endoteliales necesarias para la angiogenesis (15).
Endothelial nitric oxide synthase, caveolae and the development of atherosclerosis.