ankyrin


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ankyrin

[aŋ′kī·rən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A protein found in the cell membrane of erythrocytes that attaches the membrane to the cytoskeleton protein spectrin.
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Thymol activates human transient receptor potential family Ankyrin subtype 1 (hTRPA1) and modulates the thermo-transient receptor potential (thermoTPP) (4,5).
However, as they align with ankyrin repeat domains, common in TRPA and TRPV as well as many other types of proteins (Sedgwick and Smerdon, 1999; Mosavi et al.
A distinct role for transient receptor potential ankyrin 1, in addition to transient receptor potential vanilloid 1, in tumor necrosis factor a-induced inflammatory hyperalgesia and Freund's complete adjuvant-induced monarthritis.
Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 (TRPV4) and transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) have already been main focuses for comparatively mature studies currently.
Downregulation of notch-regulated ankyrin repeat protein exerts antitumor activities against growth of thyroid cancer.
The AFLP2 fragment showed a significant level of similarity with the porcine ankyrin repeat domain 16 (ANKRD16) gene (GenBank accession no.
ank A: an Ehrlichia phagocytophila group gene encoding a cytoplasmic protein antigen with ankyrin repeats.
The Rh antigens are expressed as part of an ankyrin complex in the red blood cell (RBC) membrane as a heterotrimer consisting of one molecule of Rh-associated glycoprotein (RhAG) and two molecules of Rh proteins.
The active ingredient, which comprises several DARPins (designed ankyrin repeat proteins), is also easy to produce.
Other studies show that transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) and ankyrin 1 (TRPA1), heat and cold sensors, respectively (Andrade et al.
Ji, "Oxidative stress induces itch via activation of transient receptor potential subtype ankyrin 1 in mice," Neuroscience Bulletin, vol.
Heavier proteins in our SDS-PAGE assays that coimmunoprecipitate with each of the RPeL27 and RPeL43 proteins (Figure 2(b)) were later identified as POTE Ankyrin Family Member E- tubulin alpha 1A (POTEE-TUBA1A) and beta actin-beta actin-like 2 (ACTB-ACTBL2) complexes via the MALDI-TOF analysis (Table 2).