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transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient

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The number of active transport projects in the GCC, meanwhile, increased from 1,413 to 1,424 during the comparative period.
The number of active transport projects in the UAE hit 481 in the first half of 2017, and rose to a value of approximately $88bn (AED325.
Increasing public and active transport (walking and cycling for transport) while simultaneously facilitating urban greening can provide multiple health benefits.
Such methods of active transport may save lives and millions of health sector dollars.
Sequana Medical is a commercial stage medical device company and a leader in the active transport of fluids within the body.
The system involves the use of needles for the intermediate active transport of drugs and fluids across biological membranes.
It plays a role in the structural development of bone and in the active transport of calcium and potassium ions across cell membranes, which is important for nerve impulse conduction, muscle contraction and normal heart rhythm.
1994) that engage in the active transport of ions from dilute media (Stobbart 1960; Sutcliffe 1968).
Roles of proximity, active transport, and built environment.
Nurses can encourage patients to take up public and active transport, like walking and cycling, but there is only so much we can do on an individual level.
There is currently no active transport of eruptible magma to the shallow level of the volcano, Laguerta said, citing the absence of low-frequency quakes associated with magma or volcanic gas movement.
Of 3,691 active transport and haulage firms in Yorkshire, only 975 are now identified as being at higher than normal risk.
We are getting fatter, we're getting heart attacks, strokes, diabetes,respiratory ill-health, depression, anxiety and virtually all of things we want to do to protect us against climate change will improve our health, whether it's active transport walking, cycling eating healthier sustainable local diets or cutting air pollution.
Among the topics are the economic assessment of health benefits of active transport, the influence of parent's perceptions and residential self-selection to the children's travel modes in single-parent households, implications of the Malta bus service reform for policy shift from a natural experiment of attitudes towards bus service quality and modal shift, understanding multimodal and intermodal mobility, and effects of improved vehicle fuel efficiency and fuel price changes on the Berlin city network.
Finally, the introduction of electric cars and bio-fuel vehicles leverage sustainable energy resources, making active transport modes safer and more accessible.