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(Science: enzyme) registry number: EC 3.1.

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Emission Intensity Profiles

... When the lipid soluble form of this dye, BCECF-AM, is incubated with isolated mitochondria, it passes easily into the matrix. There, mitochondrial esterases cleave off the lipid group (AM), yielding BCECF which is membrane-impermeable and consequently trapped in the matrix. The effect of pH on ...

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by niravana21
Wed May 04, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Emission Intensity Profiles
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The Fiber Disease

... splitting, the new substrates therefore have properties closer to those of a protein than the compounds known hitherto. The sensitivity to esterases is greatly reduced by the insertion of one or more aminoacids between the splitting point and the chromophore whilst the specificity can be ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Tue Aug 29, 2006 9:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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