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  • n. Plural form of chaperone.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chaperone.

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Examples

  • The purpose of chaperones is to keep your ear to the ground and sniff out issues.

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  • Flowers_; and with a dozen "chaperones" -- whom I always suspected of taking in washing during the winter months, -- lined up as closely as was possible to the door, as if in preparation for the hotel's catching fire any moment, to give us pessimistic observal.

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  • The study, published in Cell Metabolism, found two "chaperones" -- 4-PBA or TUDCA -- increase leptin sensitivity as much as 10-fold and resulted in significant weight loss in mice.

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  • The chaperones are the same two who guarded the door to the windowless room when I first arrived.

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  • Lots of people think its important to offer gyn patients chaperones, which is understandable.

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  • The lack of the other cellular components present in these systems is not always a boon, however; sometimes proteins made using the PURE system don't fold properly, and additional proteins called chaperones need to be added to fix this problem.

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  • Instead of traveling to the cell nucleus and turning on genes called chaperones, necessary for proper ER function, XBP-1 becomes stranded.

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  • Instead of traveling to the cell nucleus and turning on genes called chaperones, necessary for proper ER function,

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  • Instead of travelling to the cell nucleus and turning on genes called chaperones, necessary for proper ER function, XBP-1 becomes stranded.

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  • With the assistance of proteins called chaperones, newly translated proteins fold into the three-dimensional shapes that are critical to their function.

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