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Having a thin, soft, pliable texture.

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Re: Multicellular prokaryote

... organisms or parts of them). This alone suggests that by their very definition, they are cells of multicellular descent. Further, the various membranous processes of eukaryotes promotes compartmentalization, differentiation, and importantly: endocystosis which allowed for the 'taking in' of ...

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by thirdprometheus
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Multicellular prokaryote
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Free-flowing cells and those that are stuck together?

In reference to embryo development - the dividing mass of cells is initially held within a membranous structure - zona pellucida - that is eventully breached shortly before implantation. It has more than a mechnical function as it's involved in sperm binding.

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by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Free-flowing cells and those that are stuck together?
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Collect the cytoplasmic loop segments from 7TM receptors

You need to determine, which segments are membrane-spanning helices. The rest are the extra-membranous loops. What I remember about 7TM proteins, one of them should be considerably longer and that's the one you are looking for ;)

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by JackBean
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Collect the cytoplasmic loop segments from 7TM receptors
Replies: 1
Views: 2980

Re: Generation of DNA nucleotides

... "The vehicles in which proteins are transported between the RER, the Golgi apparatus, and their final destinations are coated vesicles. These membranous sacs are encased on their outer face by a polyhedral framework of the nonglycosylated protein clathrin, which is believed to act as a flexible ...

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by gs99
Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:32 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
Replies: 65
Views: 66960

Re: What is Intramembranous Proteins

A few more quick questions on this subject: Explain what is meant by the term "intramembranous Proteins" Intra - inside / membranous - the membrane / Proteins are???? From what I understand it is basically the interaction between the proteins in the plasma ...

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by lindyloo03
Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: What is Intramembranous Proteins
Replies: 9
Views: 5698
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