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Secretory

Definition

adjective

(1) Of, relating to, involved in, or promoting, secretion

(2) That which is for secretion

noun

(anatomy) A secernent


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Biology question help?

... answer is 1 2,Which of the following proteins are least likely to contain a signal peptide? Options: 1.Cytosolic proteins 2. Nuclear Proteins 3. Secretory proteins 4. Membrane proteins I think the answer is membrane proteins

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by revision
Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Biology question help?
Replies: 5
Views: 3210

cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... a result of the cholera toxin, but I don't really understand what this is/I can't find much information on it. This mechanism is responsible for secretory diarrhea

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by tesla93
Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:35 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
Replies: 4
Views: 5232

cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... how cholera symptoms are developed, and all I know so far is that the cholera toxin (CT) is responsible for the main symptom of cholera, which is secretory diarrhea. More specifically, CT is an A-B5 subunit-type exotoxin released in the small intestine, but I can't really find how specific cellular ...

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by tesla93
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
Replies: 4
Views: 5232

I need information about the name of this enzyme

... asking what enzyme converts a dipeptide (a chain of 2 amino acids - unless you mean 2 longer peptides associated in some way like s-s bonds) to a secretOry or secreted peptide (first means that the peptide is helping secretion to happen, second, means that the peptide itself is secreted). And ...

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by canalon
Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need information about the name of this enzyme
Replies: 4
Views: 1883

Re: Cell membrane targeting signals.

... membrane instead of being released into the lumen. From the ER membrane, they proceed to their final destination along the same pathway as that of secretory proteins: ER→ Golgi→ plasma membrane or lysosomes. These proteins are transported along this pathway as membrane components, however, rather ...

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by Fransis
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:39 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell membrane targeting signals.
Replies: 3
Views: 6485
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