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Membrane glycoproteins

membrane glycoproteins

glycoproteins found on the membrane or surface of cells.

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Immune System

... of this! - Cell death can be due to phagocytosis or by the release of membrane perforating enzymes such as granzyme and perforin - both of these ... Each has a single unique surface receptor. - CD4 and CD8 are surface glycoproteins, so not really similar to antibodies. They act as co-receptors ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

Various DNA questions

... the egg, that the sperm has to encounter. The zona pellucida contains 3 glycoproteins, ZP1,2,and 3, which are important in the recognition of the ... are recognized and bound by a GalT that is on the sperm's surface membrane, which then produces the acrosomal reaction. The binding of these ...

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by kolean
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Various DNA questions
Replies: 8
Views: 5037

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... capsid, possibly because it needs to interact with Sindbis-like glycoproteins during virus budding (Hahn et al., 1988). Conversely, in a ... amino acid sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the peplomer, integral membrane and nucleocapsid proteins of feline, canine and porcine coronaviruses. ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
Views: 36055

Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... specificity receptors are not there. The naked cells bind to the host’ membrane and digest it until they can enter the cytoplasm fully intact or ... receptor site on the host cell it does this by adsorption where glycoproteins on the viral envelope adsorb to complimentary receptors on ...

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by littlexsparrow
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus
Replies: 1
Views: 14073

Chemical composition?

... Finally, since cytoplasm is everything contained within the plasma membrane, it also includes the cell organelles the cell may have - in eukaryotic ... fungi have chitine and bacteria can have e.g. peptidoglygan or glycoproteins. Nucleus: nucleus contains the nuclear envelope, as well as ...

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by biohazard
Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Chemical composition?
Replies: 2
Views: 3893
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