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Plasma protein

plasma protein

(Science: haematology) One of the hundreds of different proteins present in blood plasma, including carrier proteins (such albumin, transferrin and haptoglobin), fibrinogen and other coagulation factors, complement components, immunoglobulins, enzyme inhibitors, precursors of substances such as angiotension and bradykinin and many other types of proteins.

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Re: immunoglobulins

A protein of animal origin with known antibody activity. Immunoglobulins are major components ... is called the humoral immune response system. They are synthesized by lymphocytes and plasma cells and found in the serum and in other body fluids and tissues, including the urine, ...

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by RZachary1
Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:49 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
Replies: 2
Views: 2292

Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... DL, Nelle T, Iversen PL, Bavari S, Aman MJ. Involvement of Vacuolar Protein Sorting Pathway in Ebola Virus Release Independent of TSG101 Interaction. ... Suppl 2:S264-70. Budding of Ebola virus (EBOV) particles from the plasma membrane of infected cells requires viral and host proteins. EBOV ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Re: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... small molecules such as water. Is Insulin a relatively small protein? I don't know the answer to that, but I would assume due to the question ... Hydrophilic that are produced molecules also help solubility through plasma membranes, which is sometimes a requirement for Endocrine molecules ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion
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Views: 3130

Re: Missing antibody

... for the abnormal phenotype. Normally, if the expression of a protein is low, is could be due to promoter CpG island methylation. I was ... low expression/abscence of a certain antibody. I just don't see how a plasma cell could stop producing antibodies, or will they die and that results ...

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by kk
Mon May 21, 2012 9:57 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Missing antibody
Replies: 2
Views: 1925

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... occurring in the body are mediated by enzymes, and since enzymes are proteins and thus heritable traits, it is supposed that the gene and proteins ... which occurs when a portion of the cytoskeleton separates from the plasma membrane and creates an irregular bulge called a bleb. This is like ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
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