intrinsic protein


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intrinsic protein

[in¦trin·zik ′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
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Cotton plasma membrane intrinsic protein 2s (PIP2s) selectively interact to regulate their water channel activities and are required for fibre development.
An interesting feature of the prokaryotic aquaporins clustering within the AqpN grade is that it contains species associated with nitrite oxidation in soil, which have only a 34% amino acid identity to the major intrinsic protein of nitrogen-fixing Rhizobium species found in the symbiosomes of root nodules of leguminous plants (Clarke et al.
The intrinsic protein fluorescence spectra for native heart CK-MB and rCK-MB2 also are similar (Fig.
The deduced ApAQP protein appears to be phylogenetically related to plant AQPs of the plasma membrane intrinsic protein type (PIPs) and human water-specific AQPs (Nishihara et al.
The major intrinsic proteins (MIPs) are a large superfamily of integral membrane proteins present in all biological systems from Archaea and bacteria to eukaryotes (Engel and Stahlberg, 2002; Zardoya, 2005).
Drosophila intrinsic proteins (DRIP)-ir become more abundant in response to dehydration and rehydration.

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