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Translocator protein (18kDa): new nomenclature for the peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor based on its structure and molecular function.
The peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor or recognition site (PBR) is a widely distributed transmembrane protein that is located mainly in the outer mitochondrial membrane. The PBR binds toExpand
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A novel Arabidopsis thaliana protein is a functional peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor.
A key element in the regulation of mammalian steroid biosynthesis is the 18 kDa peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor (PBR), which mediates mitochondrial cholesterol import. PBR also possess anExpand
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Protoporphyrin IX binding and transport by recombinant mouse PBR.
The mitochondrial 18kDa peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptor (PBR), a high affinity cholesterol binding protein, has been shown to interact with protoporphyrin IX (PPIX) and this interaction wasExpand
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Purification and characterization of lanatoside 15′-O-acetylesterase from Digitalis lanata Ehrh.
Abstract. Lanatoside 15′-O-acetylesterase (LAE) from in-vitro-cultivated cells of Digitalis lanata Ehrh. was isolated and partially sequenced. The enzyme was extracted with citrate buffer fromExpand
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Δ5-3β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase from Digitalis lanata Ehrh. – a multifunctional enzyme in steroid metabolism?
Abstract.Δ5-3β-Ηydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (Δ5-3β-HSD; EC 1.1.1.145), an enzyme converting pregn-5-ene-3β-ol-20-one (pregnenolone) to pregn-5-ene-3,20-dione (isoprogesterone), was isolated from theExpand
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Detection of a Phytochrome-like Protein in Macroalgae
A phytochrome-like protein was detected in extracts from the red algae Corallina elongata and Gelidium sp., from the brown algae Cystoseira abiesmarina and Cystoseira tamariscifolia, and from theExpand
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Antiproliferative effect of a polysaccharide fraction of a 20% methanolic extract of stinging nettle roots upon epithelial cells of the human prostate (LNCaP).
In Germany, plant extracts are often used in the treatment of early stages of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). The effects of different concentrations of the polysaccharide fraction of the 20%Expand
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Localization of sesquiterpene formation and emission in maize leaves after herbivore damage
BackgroundMaize (Zea mays L.) leaves damaged by lepidopteran herbivores emit a complex volatile blend that can attract natural enemies of the herbivores and may also have roles in direct defense andExpand
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Delta(5)-3beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase from Digitalis lanata Ehrh. - a multifunctional enzyme in steroid metabolism?
Delta(5)-3beta-Etaydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (Delta(5)-3beta-HSD; EC 1.1.1.145), an enzyme converting pregn-5-ene-3beta-ol-20-one (pregnenolone) to pregn-5-ene-3,20-dione (isoprogesterone), wasExpand
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Male Pheromones Influence the Mating Behavior of Echinothrips americanus
Two dibasic esters, the dimethyl ester of hexanedioic acid (dimethyl adipate, DBE-6) and the dimethyl ester of pentanedioic acid (dimethyl glutarate, DBE-5) were found in head-thorax extracts of maleExpand
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