Identification and Characterization of a Novel Family of Mammalian Ependymin-Related Proteins (MERPs) in Hematopoietic, Nonhematopoietic, and Malignant Tissues
- 3D Shape Reasoning for Identifying Anatomical Landmarks. Subburaj, K.; Ravi, B.; Agarwal, M. G. // Computer-Aided Design & Applications;2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1-4, p153
Orthopaedic surgeries require identification of anatomical landmarks on skeletal tissue. Manual palpation methods may not be accurate, especially in resecting deceased tissue and positioning custom implants or mega endo-prostheses. This article describes a computer-aided method for automatic...
- A Partial Catalog of Proteins Secreted by Epidermal Keratinocytes in Culture. Katz, Anne B.; Taichman, Lorne B. // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;May99, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p818
Proteins secreted by epidermal keratinocytes are known to engage in functions other than those directly associated with barrier formation. We have used a previously published culture model to collect proteins secreted by adult human epidermal keratinocytes. Electrophoresis and microsequencing...
- Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum cv. Pik-Red) Leaf Carboxypeptidase: Identification, N-terminal Sequence, Stress-Regulation, and Specific Localization in the Paraveinal Mesophyll Vacuoles. Mehta, Roshni A.; Warmbardt, Robert D.; Mattoo, Autar K. // Plant & Cell Physiology;Sep1996, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p806
Wounding of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.) leaves causes systemic induction of a serine-type carboxypeptidase activity. We find this activity to be present in several isoforms. Antibodies raised against the leaf carboxypeptidase inhibited the enzyme activity and the immunoprecipitates were...
- Neurological disorders: Caspase, the friendly protein. Jones, Rachel // Nature Reviews Neuroscience;Mar2003, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p161
Focuses on a study which described the potential mechanism for preconditioning that relies on limited activation of caspase 3 to induce subsequent neuroprotection. Details of preconditioning effects; Role of caspase 3 protein in neuroprotection; Methodology and results.
- Protein denaturation in vacuo: Mechanism for centrifugal unfolding of neutral lysozyme. Arteca, Gustavo A.; Tapia, O. // Journal of Chemical Physics;12/8/2001, Vol. 115 Issue 22, p10557
Experiments on anhydrous proteins diffusing in a low-pressure gas reveal transitions that share common features with the unfolding and refolding processes observed in solution. These phenomena force us to re-evaluate the specific role played by solvent on large-scale protein rearrangements....
- Distribution and partial characterization of seasonally expressed proteins in different aged shoots and roots of ï¿½Loringï¿½ peach (Prunus persica). Michael Wisniewski // Tree Physiology;Mar2004, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p339
During autumnal leaf senescence, leaf nitrogen in deciduous trees is translocated to storage sites, especially bark and xylem tissues. Proteins that accumulate in large amounts in bark and xylem in winter and are absent from these organs in summer are called storage proteins, and are believed to...
- elastin. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p731
An encyclopedia entry for "elastin " which refers to an extracellular connective tissue protein is presented.
- hyalin. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1099
A definition of the medical term "hyalin," which refers to a proteinaceous substance found in tissue that underwent amyloid degeneration, is presented.
- paramyosinogen. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1706
A definition of the medical term "paramyosinogen," which refers to a protein derived from muscle tissue, is presented.