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Synonyms for raft

a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

transport on a raft

travel by raft in water

make into a raft

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HDL and ApoA-I inhibit antigen presentation-mediated T cell activation by disrupting lipid rafts in antigen presenting cells.
These lipid rafts play a central role in the lifecycles of hepatitis viruses.
I recorded whether these coordinates resulted in a "hit" on the opposing team's lipid rafts on blank grids on the overhead projector.
The glycolipids identified thus far are commonly enriched within lipid microdomains or lipid rafts.
Conclusion: Lipid raft mediated Lyn kinase activation seems to be a common mechanism in both epithelial and macrophage cell types but the outcome is different.
Hildreth's research has been focused on the relationship between adhesion molecules, lipid rafts, and the biology of human retroviruses (HIV).
C] with Beclin (BECN)1 facilitates the localization of BECN1 into lipid rafts and thus allows the activation of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (catalytic subunit type-3 or PI3KC3) complex in response to A[[BETA].
Regulation of CD1a surface expression and antigen presentation by invariant chain and lipid rafts," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
These cells--originally derived from a human-prostate cancer and containing prostasome membranes enriched in lipid rafts of cholesterol and sphingomyelin (Llorente et al.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoprotein-induced association of TLR2 with protein kinase C zeta in lipid rafts contributes to reactive oxygen species-dependent inflammatory signalling in macrophages.
Ceramides constitute an important part of cell membrane, being localized mainly in lipid rafts [21].
Too much cholesterol increases the abundance of lipid rafts, areas in the plasma membrane where surface receptors initiate signaling events leading to angiogenesis," Miller said.
Analyzing lung cells from people and mice lacking CFTR in their cell membrane under a microscope and with a technique called flow cytometry that captures changes in inflammatory and protein markers, the scientists noticed increased clustering of ceramide molecules on sections of the cell membrane called lipid rafts, known to be hot spots where inflammatory signaling proteins congregate.
They cover isolation techniques, structural analysis, lipid rafts, lipid trafficking and profiling, biomarkers, lipid peroxidation, biostatistics applied to lipids, software tools, and bioinformatics.