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heat shock protein

[¦hēt ‚shäk ′prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of a group of proteins that are synthesized in the cytoplasm of cells as part of the heat shock response and act to protect the chromosomes from damage.
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Heat-shock protein 65 as a beta cell antigen of insulin-dependent diabetes.
Mitochondrial heat-shock protein hsp60 is essential for assembly of proteins imported into yeast mitochondria.
Heat-shock proteins and molecular chaperones: implications for pathogenesis, diagnostics, and therapeutics.
Scientists had previously observed that tumor cells often have abnormally high quantities of heat-shock proteins.
Proposing a role for heat-shock proteins in thermotolerance is not novel, but, outside of genetically engineered lines, relating the two traits unequivocally has been problematic (Feder 1996).
Role of plant heat-shock proteins and molecular chaperones in the abiotic stress response.
Gene expression of heat-shock proteins (Hsp23, Hsp70 and Hsp90) during and after larval diapause in the blow fly Lucilia sericata.
Small heat-shock proteins (sHSPs) represent an abundant and ubiquitous family of molecular chaperones.
When cells heat up, he explains, protective molecules called heat-shock proteins spring into action.
Organismal, ecological, and evolutionary aspects of heat-shock proteins and the stress response: Established conclusions and unresolved issues.
Heat-shock proteins from a number of mycobacterial species have been shown to generate Th1-type responses, airway inflammation, and airway hyperresponsiveness (32).
Activation of HSF and selective increase in heat-shock proteins by acute dexamethas one treatment.