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Synonyms for lumen

a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions


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a cavity or passage in a tubular organ

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Studies in this emerging area have revealed that ER-associated sensing/signaling networks that monitor the folding status of the lumenal proteins also monitor the composition of the ER membranes.
Thus, the interactions between the immune cells, intestinal barrier, and lumenal microbiome are of major interest in all areas related to pathology associated with the intestines.
(2001) PIG-M transfers the first mannose to glycosylphosphatidylinositol on the lumenal side of the ER.
The GalNAc-T1 protein structure carries an N-terminal transmembrane domain, a stem region, a lumenal catalytic domain (catalytic A/GT1 domain and catalytic B/GalNAcT domain), and a C-terminal ricin-type lectin region (Figure 4).
Harris et al., "PIG-M transfers the first mannose to glycosylphosphatidylinositol on the lumenal side of the ER," EMBO Journal,vol.
Johnson, "BiP maintains the permeability barrier of the ER membrane by sealing the lumenal end of the translocon pore before and early in translocation," Cell, vol.
Monteleone et al., "Critical role for tumor necrosis factor alpha in controlling the number of lumenal pathogenic bacteria and immunopathology in infectious colitis," Infection and Immunity, vol.
G6PD is purified and identified from several sources including the hyperthermophilic bacterium Thermotoga maritima [23], Schizosaccharomycespombe [24], nematodes [25], rabbit liver lumenal endoplasmic reticulum [18], mouse liver [26], dog liver [5], rat brain [27], peroxisomes from guinea pig small intestine [28], bovine lense [1], human placenta [12], buffalo erythrocyte [15], human erythrocyte [29], sheep kidney cortex [6], and rat kidney [30].
One of the major downfalls of tissue-engineered small-diameter vascular grafts is the inability to obtain a confluent endothelium on the lumenal surface.
The mucous layer that resides along the apical (lumenal) surface of these columnar epithelial cells is efficiently propelled cephalad by the cilia to protect the lower airway from inhaled irritants.
We decided that more than a 70% lumenal narrowing would be clinically significant.
Das alcas intestinais foi retirado 1g de conteudo lumenal de ileo e jejuno para inoculacao em tubos de rosca contendo 20mL de caldo tioglicolato.
To determine which cytosolic determinants in furin might localize the lumenal Kex2p enzymatic domain to the TGN of yeast, a chimeric gene expressing the N-terminal and enzymatic portion of the yeast KEX2 gene was fused to the carboxy-terminal portion of the fur gene (KF).