András Kern

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In the OpenFlow architecture, data-plane forwarding is separated from control and management functions. Forwarding elements make only simple forwarding decisions based on flow table entries populated by the SDN controller. While OpenFlow does not specify how topology monitoring is performed, the centralized controller can use Link-Layer Discovery Protocol(More)
In polarized cells, the multidrug resistance protein MRP2 is localized in the apical plasma membrane, whereas MRP1, another multidrug resistance protein (MRP) family member, is localized in the basolateral membrane. MRP1 and MRP2 are thought to contain an N-terminal region of five transmembrane segments (TMD(0)) coupled to 2 times six transmembrane segments(More)
A key element of the structural model of ABC-ATP-ases is the interaction of the two ABC domains. They complement each other's active sites in a way that the ABC signature motif (LSGGQ) of one subunit interacts with the gamma-phosphate of the ATP, bound at the Walker motifs of the opposite subunit. In the present study, the conserved glycines in the fourth(More)
The human fetal membranes are complex tissues that perform many important functions during gestation. The extracellular matrix provides their strength to withstand the forces directed from the fetus and myometrium. Relaxin is a collagenolytic hormone that causes increased production of the matrix metalloproteinases. Its expression from the decidua is(More)
The relaxin receptor [leucine-rich repeat-containing G protein-coupled receptor 7 (LGR7)] belongs to the leucine-rich repeat containing G protein-coupled receptors subgroup C. Three new LGR7 splice variants have been cloned from the human fetal membranes and shown to be truncated versions of the full-length receptor, encoded by different lengths of the(More)
Recent Internet access speeds have made it possible even for home users to reach and use previously unavailable bandwidth consuming (e.g. Video on Demand) services. However, the rapid spread of these applications is hindered by the lack of QoS guarantees in packet networks. In this article a QoS architecture is presented which have been designed for access(More)
We report here the desensitization and internalization of the relaxin receptor (RXFP1) after agonist activation in both primary human decidual cells and HEK293 cells stably transfected with RXFP1. The importance of beta-arrestin 2 in these processes has also been demonstrated. Thus, in HEK-RXFP1 cells the desensitization of RXFP1 was significantly increased(More)
The LGR7/RXFP1 and LGR8/RXFP2 receptors are unique receptors among the G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) in having a low-density lipoprotein class A (LDL-A) module. Their complex gene organization, among the intron-richest of the GPCRs, suggests that alternative splicing is a common occurrence. We have therefore investigated the role of the LDL-A module(More)