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  1. [biochemistry] The transport of two chemical species across a membrane in opposite directions.

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Google previewMolecular Approaches to Human Polygenic Disease (2008)

by CIBA Foundation Symposium

Sing: Sodium-lithium countertransport is a continuous quantitative variable, where the overlap between the two genotypes is very large: both phenotypes can give rise to a large fraction of the phenotypic variability because of that overlap.

Google previewMembranes and Transport (2012)

by Anthony N. Martonosi

CONCLUSIONS Na—Ca countertransport is a powerful exchange system that is involved in the regulation of the free intracellular Ca” (and Na") concentration in cardiac muscle and other biological tissues. While this transport system has so ...

Google previewPrinciples of Medical Physiology, 2/E (2016)

by Sabyasachi Sircar

opposite directions, it is called countertransport or antiport. The energy for carriermediated transport may be derived (1) from the concentration gradient of the substrate, in which case it is called passive carriermediated transport or facilitated ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

countertransport. epsilon subunit of E. coli DNA polymerase III. (3) SNAP-25- interacting protein (src kinase signalling inhibitor 1, 1055aa) is co-distributed with SNAP-25 in brain where it regulates dendritic spine morphology and is involved in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

This increased sodium content decreases the rate at which calcium can be removed from the cell by the Naþ-Ca2þ countertransport. In skeletal and car- diac muscle cells the contractile response is triggered by a small influx of Ca2þ that ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

sodium lithium countertransport The sodium-stimulated lithium efflux (sodium lithium countertransport, SLC, Na/LiCT) from lithiumloaded erythrocytes, is elevated in patients with ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

LSCT= limbal stem cell transplantation LSCT= lithium-sodium countertransport LSCT = lung cancer screening test LSCVP = left subclavian central venous pressure LSD = laryngeal sound discrimination LSD= least significant difference LSD ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

See Countertransport REACH Cardiology A clinical trial–Research on Endothelin Antagonism in Chronic Heart Failure REACT Cardiology A communitybased clinical trial–Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment–which compared the time it ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Applied and Engineering Physics, Three-Volume Set (2017)

by Robert Splinter

countertransport or anti-transport). Adaptive optics 35 A Activity [thermodynamics] Coefficient of a constituent. Figure A.38 The ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

countertransport, the simultaneous transport of two different substances across the same membrane, each in the opposite direction. counting cell ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

counterinjunction counterirritant counterphobic behavior counterpulsation counterregulatory hormones countershock counterstain countertraction countertransference countertransport counting cell hemocytometer counts per minute (cpmI.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

with one proton and three Naþ ions and countertransport of one Kþ ion during each uptake cycle. The equilibrium glutamate ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

Na+/K+ ATPase PHYSIOLOGY A ubiquitous, integral membrane- bound enzyme that is present in all animal cells, and couples ATP hydrolysis to the countertransport of Na+ and K* ions across the plasma membrane; in neurons, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Hypertension has also an important physiological component associated with the lithium-sodium countertransport and thus ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

countertransport /-trans′′pôrt/ [L, contra + trans, across, portare, carry], the simultaneous transport of two different substances across the same membrane, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

countertransport /-trans′′pôrt/ [L, contra + trans, across, portare, carry], the simultaneous transport of two different substances across the same membrane, ...

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