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  1. [biology] Any of several small regions of a cell membrane that has a distinct structure and a distinct function

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Google previewNonstoichiometric Oxides (2012)

by O.T. Soerensen

The microdomain concept completely abandons the point defect description of the nonstoichiometric phase. A microdomain is an extended perturbation of the host lattice, hence is an extended defect. It may also be understood as the locus at ...

Google previewPrinciples of Bone Biology (2008)

by John P. Bilezikian, Lawrence G. Raisz, T. John Martin

The net result of this tethering of signaling receptor, transducer, and target into a microdomain is a tremendous resolution in terms of ...

Google previewThe Biology of Thought (2014)

A Neuronal Mechanism in the Generation of Thought - A New Molecular Model by Krishnagopal Dharani

Thus, a microdomain is a complex mixture of lipids and proteins localized in the membrane. Microdomains are the structures which give the cell membrane its mosaic appearance. They are known to be actively involved in a variety of cellular ...

Google previewThe Parathyroids (2001)

Basic and Clinical Concepts by John P. Bilezikian, Robert Marcus, Michael A. Levine

and target into a microdomain is a tremendous resolution in terms of specificity and speed. PTHrP Is Neuroprotective PTHrP Gene Expression in Neurons Is Regulated PTHrP REGULATION OF EXCITABLE CELLS / 269.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Günter Kahl

Microdomain carry 2–15 bp → direct repeats of microhomology. The generation of these microDNAs leaves → deletion footprints (microdeletions) at different genomic loci, which add to genetic variability between individual normal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2008)

by Manfred Schwab

KAIl/CD82 is a component of tetraspanin web or tetraspanin-enriched microdomain, in which tetraspanins associate with other transmembrane proteins such as integrins and immunoglobulin superfamily proteins and intracellular signaling ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

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

of memory GEM= glycolipid-enriched membrane GEM= glycosphingolipid- enriched microdomain GEMA= Global Emergency Medicine Archives GEMCH= Greater El Monte Community Hospital GemCis= gemcitabine-cisplatin GEMI= Ghana ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

electrically coupled and can propagate calcium potentials and within its microdomain of neuropil, each astrocyte regulates the extracellular concentration of certain molecules, including neurotransmitters. In areas of injury, astrocytes can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research (2009)

EAAT2 wasshown to bedifferent from other glutamate carriers inits localizationwithin a detergentresistant lipid microdomain, suggesting that the proteinmaycontain sequencesthatpreferentially targetittoraftlike structures. In fact, depletion ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Blends (2010)

Volume 1: Fundamentals by Avraam I. Isayev

One of the methods is to numerically solve the is typical of axial organization in a nematic microdomain [133]. Reprinted with permission from Reference [133]. Copyright (2002) American Physical Society. kinetic equations. Lapena et al. have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

Interestingly, leukocytes are retained in the perivascular cuffs for several days, rendering it a further microdomain for reactivation of the autoimmune effector T cells by resident macrophages (Tran et al., 1998) and dendritic cells (Greter et al., ...

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