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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78.1[+ or -]4.7, p<0.001), while incubation of oocytes in calcium ionophore in group AOA elicited a significant increase in fertilization rates compared to group without AOA (69.5[+ or -]3.9 vs.
Combined use of ionophore and virginiamycin for finishing Nellore steers fed high concentrate diets.
More than 90% fertilization rates after intracytoplasmic sperm injection and artificial induction of oocyte activation with calcium ionophore. Fertil Steril 1995;63(2):343-349.
Ramos, "Irreversible optical test strip for mercury determination based on neutral ionophore," Analytica Chimica Acta, vol.
Zainudin, "Preparation, characterization and optical properties of ionophore doped chitosan biopolymer thin film and its potential application for sensing metal ion," Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, vol.
However, our estimate of the resting membrane potential at K4.5 with -65.4 mV is within the range of previous studies, which used an ionophore in order to obtain absolute values (-59 mV, with an additional hyperpolarization of 11 mV after addition of valinomycin [44], -73 mV [50], and -75 mV [10] and a patch-clamp-based approximation of the resting membrane potential of -50 to -60 mV [31]).
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.
50 ng/mL PMA plus 10 [micro]M A23187 calcium ionophore was used as positive control (Sigma-Aldrich).
Lardy, "A23187: a divalent cation ionophore." The Journal ofBiological Chemistry, vol.
Ionomycin, a calcium hydrophobic ionophore is able to intercalate in the cellular membrane, increasing the [Ca.sup.2+] permeability.
At the second step, a membrane cocktail consisting of 4.0 % (w/w) ionophore (12.0 mg), 33.0 % (w/w) PVC (99.0 mg), 62.0 % (w/w) NPOE (186.0 mg), 1.0 % (w/w) KTpClPB (3.0 mg) was prepared in 3.0 mL THF.
Other causes for muscle segmental necrosis are intoxication by ionophore antibiotics and by plants such as Senna occidentalis and Senna obtusifolia (RISSI, 2010; TOKARNIA et al., 2012), in addition to selenium and vitamin E deficiency, already diagnosed in the region (AMORIM et al., 2005).