cell membrane


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Synonyms for cell membrane

a thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell

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MP1 acts against microbial pathogens by disrupting the bacterial cell membrane.
coli, rests between the inner and outer cell membranes.
This work shows how chloride transporters can work with sodium channels in cell membranes to cause an influx of salt into a cell," said Philip Gale, study co-author professor from the University of Southampton in Britain.
Khalil, professor at the Universite de Sherbrooke and principal investigator of the study, said that the membrane fluidity, which refers to the viscosity of the lipid bi-layer of a cell membrane, is a marker of the cell function.
Singapore, June 30, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Synthetic cell membranes invented at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), a research institute of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), may improve the way we identify and develop drugs by speeding up and reducing the cost of the drug screening process.
The root was than pierced with a microelectrode filled with 1 M KCl to monitor the cell membrane potential.
There may be differences in the mineral and bacterial composition of the various tap, distilled, spring, and bottled water but unless these solutions contain solutes that are impermeable to the cell membrane, these apparent "differences" would not influence the distribution of total body water.
This company is evaluating Hoku Scientific's fuel cell membrane technology for integration into its fuel cell vehicles.
This invention provides nucleic acids which encode the following insect cell membrane transporters: acetylcholine transporters, serotonin transporters, proline transporters, glutamate transporters, neurotransmitter transporters encoded by the inebriated gene, orphan transporters, GABA transporters, and LAT transporters.
Several of the largest Japanese and Korean consumer electronics companies rank PolyFuel's membrane as the best portable fuel cell membrane available in the world today.
Cell Membrane Nanodomains: From Biochemistry to Nanoscopy
The skins are then mixed with the ball-shaped nanoparticles until they are coated with a red blood cell membrane.