chaperone

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Synonyms for chaperone

one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people

accompany as a chaperone

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When cells are subject to ER stress, they try to rectify the problem by increasing the number of chaperone molecules and by increasing the size of the endoplasmic reticulum.
Ryoo demonstrated that in addition to increasing chaperone molecules and increasing endoplasmic reticulum volume, cells could also relieve ER stress by inducing increased degradation of the mis-folded proteins.
The very large quantity of HCV protein transcribed by the endoplasmic reticulum requires more chaperone molecules to accomplish this increased folding load.
Studies have revealed that sugars can regulate when a newly minted protein interacts with so-called chaperone molecules, which help it fold.
Inside the cells of organisms as diverse as bacteria and people, chaperone molecules work in a variety of ways to keep proteins on a productive path.