heat shock protein


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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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Characterization of the 5' flanking region: We previously published the full length of the camel heat shock protein 6 (HSPA6) mRNA (Genbank accession number HQ214118)(Elrobh et al.
7 cells, modulates the expression of its gene hspX encoding small heat shock protein 16.
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Expression of small heat shock proteins after parasitization Small heat shock protein (sHSP) as molecular chaperones, protect proteins from being denatured during extreme conditions (Li et al.
Immunotherapy of tumors with autologous tumor-derived heat shock protein preparations.
RNA interference of a heat shock protein, Hsp70, loses its protection role in indirect chilling injury to the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua.
2005) Preheating Accelerates Mitogen-activated Protein (MAP) Kinase Inactivation Post-heat Shock via a Heat Shock Protein 70-mediated Increase in Phosphorylated MAP Kinase Phosphatase-1.
Plasma oxidative stress biomarkers, nitric oxide and heat shock protein 70 in trained elite soccer players.
Though amino acid sequence subjected to heat shock was conserved with slight encoding mutation such characteristics as heat shock protein sequence and copy number were under constant changes with the species evolution.
Acquired thermotolerance following heat shock protein synthesis prevents impairment of mitochondrial ATPase activity at elevated temperatures in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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