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Search Results for: conformational change

Conformational change

Conformational change (Science: cell biology) alteration in the shape usually the tertiary structure of a protein as a... Read More

Carrier protein

Carrier protein is a type of cell membrane protein involved in facilitated diffusion and active transport of substances out... Read More

Protein

Protein Definition Proteins are biomolecules comprised of amino acid residues joined together by peptide bonds.... Read More

Sarcoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: sarcoplasmic reticula (cell biology) The special type of smooth endoplasmic reticulum found in... Read More

Sarcolemma

Sarcolemma Definition What is the sarcolemma? It is the thin, transparent, extensible plasma membrane of the muscle cell.... Read More

Facilitated diffusion

Facilitated diffusion is the transport of substances across a biological membrane from an area of higher concentration to an... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More

Adair-koshland-nemethy-filmer model

Adair-koshland-nemethy-filmer model --> Koshland-Nemethy-Filmer model (Science: biochemistry, chemistry) a model to... Read More

Myosin

Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Autophosphorylation

Definition noun (biochemistry) The phosphorylation of the kinase through its own enzymatic... Read More

Costa

Any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones... Read More

Thyroxine

Definition noun, plural: thyroxines An iodine-containing hormone (chemical formula: C15H11I4NO4) produced by the thyroid... Read More

Repressor protein

Definition noun, plural: repressor proteins A protein in which its binding to the operator inhibits the transcription of one... Read More