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transport

[trans′pȯrt (verb), ′tranz‚pȯrt (noun)]
(computer science)
To convey as a whole from one storage device to another in a digital computer.
(engineering)
Conveyance equipment such as vehicular transport, hydraulic transport, and conveyor-belt setups.
(naval architecture)
A ship designed to carry military personnel from one place to another. Also known as troop ship.

transport

To move or copy from one location to another. Same as "transfer." In the physical world, "to transport" means "to move" (take this from here and put it there). In the electronic world, "to transport" means "to copy" the data to another location. The original data are still intact in the first location until they are purposely deleted. See transport layer and OSI.
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TatA forms channels on the cell membrane allowing protein transport and dissociates after the transport.
Analysis of such time lapse movies has redefined the understanding of many biological processes such as protein folding, protein transport and RNA dynamics, which in the past had been studied using fixed material.
Substances may diffuse through cell membranes, or they may be transported by special membrane protein transport system or channels (e.
By blocking genes in infected cells, scientists tied the virus's survival to processes of protein transport, entry to the nucleus, and cellular self-destruction, Harvard University scientists said in a study published in the journal Science (1/10).
One of the genes is involved in protein transport within the cell.
Impaired microtubule function likely accounts for the observed defects in protein secretion and other protein transport pathways in the liver that result from chronic alcohol consumption (Tuma and Sorrell 1995; Tuma et al.

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