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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3. 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat ...

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A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)

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...p20 1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3 . 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat in the 5′ UTR that is a feature of fragile X syndrome . 3. p20-CCAAT enhancer-binding protein β ‎ ( CEBP β ‎), a truncated C/EBP β ‎...

p20

p20  

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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3.2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat in the 5′ UTR that is a feature of fragile X ...
STE20 kinases

STE20 kinases  

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A group of serine/threonine kinases involved in regulating a range of processes including the cell cycle, apoptosis, and stress responses. Yeast Ste20p (sterile 20 protein) is a mitogen-activated ...
p61

p61  

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1. A STE20-like serine/threonine kinase (STK4, kinase responsive to stress 2), very similar to p63 (STK3).2. A catalase, P61, that is an immunodominant antigen from Nocardia brasiliensis.
p44

p44  

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1. A MAP kinase, also called erk1.2. The 44-kDa major outer membrane proteins (P44s) of Anaplasma phagocytophilum.3. A splice variant of arrestin, p44.4. Interferon-induced hepatitis C-associated ...
p68

p68  

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1. One of the DEAD-box helicases.2. A subunit of the DNA polymerase-(alpha/primase complex.3. See annexins (annexin A6).
chickweed

chickweed  

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Common garden weed (Stellaria media); can be eaten in salads or cooked; a modest source of vitamin C.
p21-activated kinases

p21-activated kinases  

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A family of serine/threonine protein kinases of the STE20 group. PAK1 (545 aa) homodimers show transinhibition but dissociate and are activated by GTP-cdc42 or GTP-rac1 and are then able to act on ...
bean, runner

bean, runner  

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Phaseolus multiflorus or P. coccineus. A 100‐g portion is a rich source of folate; contains 0.2 g of fat, of which 50% is saturated; provides 3 g of dietary fibre; supplies 20 kcal (85 kJ).
Kerley B lines

Kerley B lines  

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Fine horizontal lines seen in the angle between the diaphragm and the chest wall on an AP (anteroposterior) chest X-ray. It is a sign of pulmonary oedema and therefore heart failure. P. J. Kerley ...
Denys–Drash syndrome

Denys–Drash syndrome  

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A rare disorder consisting of the triad of nephroblastoma (Wilms’ tumour), congenital nephropathy, and intersex disorders, resulting from mutations in the Wilm’s tumour suppressor gene (WT1). ...
passion fruit

passion fruit  

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Fruit of the tropical American vine, Passiflora spp; purple passion fruit is Passiflora edulis, yellow is P. flavicarpa, and banana passion fruit or curuba is P. mollisima. A 100‐g portion (four ...
fertilin

fertilin  

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Type I membrane glycoproteins (PH-30, ADAMs) in sperm membrane that are members of the ADAM family and bind to an integrin on the egg membrane, thus mediating sperm–egg adhesion. They are ...
proteosome

proteosome  

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The 20S proteosome has 28 protein subunits arranged as an (α1–α7, β1–β7)2 complex in four stacked rings. The interior of the complex has the active sites. The β-type subunits are synthesized as ...
stearic acid

stearic acid  

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A solid saturated fatty acid, CH3(CH2)16COOH; r.d. 0.94; m.p. 71.5–72°C; b.p. 360°C (with decomposition). It occurs widely (as glycerides) in animal and vegetable fats.
polyethylene glycol

polyethylene glycol  

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A chemical used to promote the fusion of tissue-cultured cells, as in the production of a hybridoma (q.v.).
eosinophilic

eosinophilic  

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1. Having affinity for the red dye eosin.2. Describing an inflammatory lesion in which there are many eosinophils.
cran

cran  

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A unit of measurement for herrings, being as many fresh or green unsalted herrings as will fill a barrel.
permissive conditions

permissive conditions  

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Environmental conditions under which a conditional lethal mutant (e.g., a temperature-sensitive mutant) can survive and produce wild-type phenotype.
phenylthiourea

phenylthiourea  

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An inhibitor (PTU, phenylthiocarbamide, PTC) of tyrosinase and melanin synthesis. The ability to taste PTC is a common polymorphism.

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