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Integral proteins

(noun) Plural form of integral protein.

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caveolae and caveolin1

... pathogenic bacteria and certain viruses. 2. Caveolins are a family of integral membrane proteins. involved in receptor-independent endocytosis. Caveolin-1 has also been shown to play ...

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by taruntbiotech
Mon May 14, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: caveolae and caveolin1
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... is C, not A or B. The polar heads of the phospholipids as well as integral proteins (hydrophilic channels, peripheral proteins etc) are exposed to cytoplasm/tissue fluid. ...

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by Squirrell
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help with Homework (fairly easy questions)
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... can Once upon a time it was believed that something called “genes” were integral units, that each specified a piece of a phenotype [that is, a trait], ... vol. 410, pp. 9-17. Most of the human DNA (some 98%) does not code for proteins. The bulk of this non coding DNA was referred to as junk i.e. ...

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by scottie
Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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Protein movment in cell membrane?

Integral proteins cannot move out of the bilayer, but they can diffuse to any side. Peripheral proteins are associated with ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protein movment in cell membrane?
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Views: 3505

Protein movment in cell membrane?

... how it's fluid like in nature which is the reason why molecules such as proteins are able to move across it laterally. What I don't understand is ... my book says there's two major types of membrane proteins including integral proteins which are firmly bound to the membrane and peripheral proteins ...

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by aic92
Tue Dec 13, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protein movment in cell membrane?
Replies: 4
Views: 3505
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