proteolipid


proteolipid
Obsolete term for hydrophobic integral membrane proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • proteolipid — noun Any lipoprotein that is soluble in lipids …   Wiktionary

  • Proteolipid — Pro|te|o|li|pid [↑ Proteo ] svw. ↑ Lipoprotein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • proteolipid — pro·teo·lip·id lip əd also pro·teo·lip·ide lip .īd n any of a class of proteins that contain a considerable percentage of lipid and are soluble in lipids and insoluble in water * * * pro·teo·lip·id (pro″te o lipґid) 1. a conjugated protein… …   Medical dictionary

  • proteolipid — pro·teo·lipid …   English syllables

  • proteolipid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proteolipid protein 1 — is a protein associated with Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease. It is a 4 transmembrane domain protein which binds strongly to other copies of itself on the extracellular side of the membrane. In a myelin sheath, as the layers of myelin wraps come… …   Wikipedia

  • Proteolipid-Protein — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 276 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • proteolipid protein — Highly conserved membrane protein (30 kD) in myelin. Cellular function obscure but mutations lethal eg. jimpy mouse and Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease of man …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Proteolipid protein (PLP) — The most abundant protein of the myelin sheath (the covering of the nerves) in the central nervous system (CNS). The gene that codes for PLP is on the X chromosome. Mutations in PLP cause Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease (PMD), an X linked recessive… …   Medical dictionary

  • proteolipid protein — (PLP) a hydrophobic protein that is the major constituent of myelin in the central nervous system. Defective synthesis of PLP results in Pelizaeus Merzbacher disease. Called also lipophilin …   Medical dictionary


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