ionophore


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ionophore

[ī′än·ə‚fȯr]
(biochemistry)
Any of a class of compounds, generally cyclic, having the ability to carry ions across lipid barriers due to the property of cation selectivity; examples are valinomycin and nonactin.
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Feedlot cattle industry in the United States uses ionophores as feed additive which act in one or more ways in the animal like improve weight gain, feed efficiency, reduce morbidity, mortality and may act favorably on environment.
Ionomycin, a calcium hydrophobic ionophore is able to intercalate in the cellular membrane, increasing the [Ca.
Mashhadizadeh, Synthesis and Characterization of N,N -bis(benzophenone imine)formamidine as Ionophores for Silver-Selective Electrodes, Sens.
Rice, "Bacterial lipopolysaccharide, TNF-[alpha], and calcium ionophore under serum-free conditions promote rapid dendritic cell-like differentiation in CD14+ monocytes through distinct pathways that activate NF-[kappa]B," Journal of Immunology, vol.
A similar pellet without ionophore was administered to the control rams.
Expression of calbindin-D28k in C6 glial cells stabilizes intracellular calcium levels and protects against apoptosis induced by calcium ionophore and amyloid beta-peptide.
5 [micro]g/mL calcium ionophore for another 30 min at 37[degrees]C and 5% C[O.
Monensin one of the common ionophore inhibits cellulolytic bacteria and protozoa; hence fermentations shift from acetate to propionate production.
Effect of phloretin on ionophore mediated electroneutral transmembrane translocations of [H.
Effects of daily and weekly rotations of lasalocid and monensin plus tylosin compared with continuous feeding of each ionophore on daily dry matter intake and digesta kinetics.