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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: 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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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
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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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Re: why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?

Or if the function of the protein requires it to interact in a particular orientation with other proteins in the membrane. :)

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by AstraSequi
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?
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Re:

... OPPPS!!! haha, should have been "WHy is the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane important?

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by duherro
Thu Apr 19, 2012 7:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: why the orientation of a protein in the plasma membrane?
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