stress sensor

stress sensor

[′stres ‚sen·sər]
(control systems)
A contact sensor that responds to the forces produced by mechanical contact.
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Yoshikawa G, Akiyama T, Gautsch S, Vettiger P, Rohrer H (2011) Nanomechanical membrane-type surface stress sensor.
IRE1 is a stress sensor and signal transducer, activated in response to the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum (ER).
in their original article entitled "Band 3 Erythrocyte Membrane Protein Acts as Redox Stress Sensor Leading to Its Phosphorylation by [p.
Molecular cloning of the IRE1 gene encoding ER stress sensor Ire1p
This property creates many versatile applications for the material: for example, it can be utilised also as a shear stress sensor.
No matter how fast or accurate a crop stress sensor may be, or how accurate a crop water use model is, much of the problem lies with limitations of the irrigation system itself.
Interestingly, the defense hormone salicylic acid (SA) also induces the splicing of bZIP60 mRNA; a known hallmark of Unfolded Protein Response dependent on the conserved ER stress sensor IRE1.
p53 is a central cellular stress sensor that responds to multiple insults including oxidative stress and is known to orchestrate apoptotic and autophagic types of cell death.
Because the fluorescence is so sensitive, it could be a mechanical stress sensor," says Baumgartner.
However, these measures do not provide information about the cushion's ability to reduce interface shear stress at the patient's IT, and an interface shear stress sensor may aid clinicians in their cushion selection.
This switch is dius a critical stress sensor that allows proper control of stem cell activity in the intestine.
An advanced stress sensor derived from piezoresistors is known as a Wheatstone Bridge.