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Search Results for: secretory protein

Secretory protein

secretory protein (Science: protein) In eukaryotes, proteins synthesised on rough endoplasmic reticulum and destined for... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Cotranslational transport

Definition noun The process by which protein synthesis is closely coupled with the translocation of the growing protein to... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Microtubule

Microtubule Definition noun plural: microtubules mi·cro·tu·bule, mī'krō-tū'byūl A cytoplasmic tubule made up of... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough and... Read More

Signal peptide

Definition noun An extra-peptide extension found at the amino terminus of a nascent protein, and functions by prompting the... Read More

Proteoglycan

Definition noun, plural: proteoglycans A macromolecule that has a core protein attached covalently to one or more... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Epithelium

An epithelium is a type of animal tissue made up of densely packed cells (called epithelial cells) that rest on a basement... Read More

Endoplasm

Definition noun, plural: endoplasms, endoplasma The inner, granule-rich, dense part of the cytoplasm of a... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

The Human Physiology

Physiology is the study of how living organisms function. Thus, human physiology deals specifically with the physiological... Read More

Secrete

Definition verb (physiology) To synthesize and discharge a substance or a bodily fluid (by way of secretion... Read More

Virulence

Virulence definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree by which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More