Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to saliva
  • adjective Of or pertaining to sialic acid or its derivatives

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek σίαλον (sialon, "spittle", "saliva") +‎ -ic

Examples

  • California at San Diego, found that mice in which the gene for an enzyme called sialic acid acetylesterase (SIAE) was knocked out developed a condition similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.

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  • University of California at San Diego, found that mice in which the gene for an enzyme called sialic acid acetylesterase (SIAE) was knocked out developed a condition similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.

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  • Ray Bartkus Researchers in Sweden determined that the adenovirus responsible for conjunctivitis enters the eye through receptor molecules called sialic acid located on the surface of corneal cells.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • In a series of experiments, d'Azzo's team discovered that the way NEU1 regulates the pool of lysosomes destined for lysosomal exocytosis is by cutting off a sugar called sialic acid from a structural protein of the lysosomal membrane, known as LAMP-1.

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  • See hemagglutinin for a usage.

    February 11, 2009

  • Geology - said of rocks or melts that are rich in silicon and aluminum - aluminosilicates as it were. From the periodic table abbreviations of silicon and aluminum, Si and Al.

    August 4, 2009