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molecular chaperone

[mə′lək·yə·lər ′shap·ə‚rän]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of a class of cellular proteins involved in correct folding of certain polypeptide chains and their assembage into an oligomer.
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At the helm of "The Drowsy Chaperone" is MSP associate artistic director DeShazer, with musical direction by Kevin Smith.
She said chaperones will always speak to couples to make sure everyone is happy and content with the situation.
This could involve modified, but similar, activities on the trip to protect the student's safety, and it could require additional chaperones. If a student has an aide or paraprofessional during the school day, they should also have one with them on the trip (Dragan, 2015).
But his mother Heidi Wells has refused to put him on a bus since the chaperone was stopped by the council and is now having to spend more money transporting him herself, while Jack is having to wait behind on his own after school until she gets there from picking her younger son up from a different school.
Many the parent of a teenage girl would happily bring the custom back but these days, a chaperone is mainly used at medical examina-tions.
On the other hand, for enhancement of the huscFv soluble expression, various plasmids containing chaperone combinations have been used that revealed remarkable enhancement (up to 50%) of soluble expression in the cytoplasm.
Citation: Wen-Hsuan Chang el al., "Smek1/2 is a nuclear chaperone and cofactor for cleaved Wnt receptor Ryk, regulating cortical neurogenesis," PNAS, November 2017 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1715772114
Furthermore, the Hsp70 family members HSPA8 (Hsc70) and HSPA9 have lower expression in the SN (HSPA8/9) [55] and leukocytes (HSPA8) [56, 57] of PD patients relative to healthy controls, suggesting that chaperone levels and function may have a role in the pathogenesis of PD.
The contract provides Cantabio with access to intellectual property derived from the joint research done at Purdue University and Cantabio, further strengthening the company's intellectual property position in DJ-1 pharmaceutical chaperones, and provides further confidence in the validity of the therapeutic program for PD and neurodegenerative diseases in general.
HTC calls the real-world guidance "Chaperone," an apt if somewhat patronizing way to describe a system designed to escort you from the virtual universe to the real one and back again.
"The hospital's chaperone policy required either a family member or another professional to chaperone any intimate examination.