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PIP2

(Science: abbreviation) phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate.


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Siganl Transduction Help

PIP2 comprises such a small percentage of all the phospholipids in the membrane, because it is a signaling lipid and not a structural lipid for the membrane.

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by kolean
Wed Dec 09, 2009 4:15 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Siganl Transduction Help
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Views: 878

Siganl Transduction Help

Any help with a question I have concerning a signal transduction property would be greatly appreciated - In signal transduction, PIP2 is used in a wide variety of processes, even though it comprises a small percentage of all the phospholipids in the membrane. Why is it used so prominently? ...

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by LSUtiga21
Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:15 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Siganl Transduction Help
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Views: 878

Signal Transduction help

Any help with a question I have concerning a signal transduction property would be greatly appreciated - In signal transduction, PIP2 is used in a wide variety of processes, even though it comprises a small percentage of all the phospholipids in the membrane. Why is it used so prominently? ...

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by LSUtiga21
Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signal Transduction help
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The Fiber Disease

... PIP3. PIP3 is a key signaling molecule that localizes the cell polarity machinery to the “front” of the cell. PIP3 is converted from PIP2 by PI3-Kinase and is dephosphorylated by the phosphatase PTEN. Both molecules are activated by the same extracellular cue. However, the difference ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Aug 13, 2006 4:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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starch + glycogen

... autophosphorylation 2. Activated insulin receptor phosphorylates IRS-1 3. Phosphorylated IRS-1 activates PI-3 kinase 4. PI-3 kinase converts PIP2 => PIP3 (activates PDK1) 5. PDK1 activates protein kinase B (PKB) 6. PKB stimulates GLUT-4 translocation http://www.bmb.leeds.ac.uk/teaching/icu3/lecture/18/insulin.gif ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 06, 2006 9:04 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: starch + glycogen
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Views: 5293
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