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N-acetylsphingosine - phosphatidylethanolamine acy

N-acetylsphingosine - phosphatidylethanolamine acyltransferase

(Science: enzyme) catalyses the esterification of n-acetylsphingosine at the carbon-1 position of the ceramide

registry number: EC 2.3.1.-

Synonym: nas-pe acyltransferase


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what about membrane disruption? That's what most people think about it. So in the reaction, the phosphatidylethanolamine (dope) would bind to the plasma membrane and fuse to bring in the DNA, but how does it cause lethality? Does it destablize the membrane while fusing? ...

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by antonyviridae
Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:32 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lipofectin/Labfectin lethality towards insect cells
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Lipofectin/Labfectin lethality towards insect cells

What is it about Lipofectin/Labfectin that makes them so lethal for insect cells during transfection? -L-alpha-phosphatidylethanolamine, dioleoyl -Dimethyldioctadecylammonium Bromide I understand that we are using a lipid and a molecule that can act as a lipid but what do they ...

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by antonyviridae
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:17 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lipofectin/Labfectin lethality towards insect cells
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Views: 5525


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