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Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor (PPAR) Knockout ...

Features of PPAR α Targeted Mutation Mice • Expression of an abnormal mRNA for PPARα. 1 • Absence of PPARα protein. 1 • Lack of classic responses to peroxisome proliferators (hepatomegaly, proliferation of peroxisomes in hepatocytes, lowering of serum lipoprotein and triglycerides). 1,2 • Altered ...

Functional Identification ofa Leishmania Gene Related to the ...

M OLECULAR AND C ELLULAR B IOLOGY , 0270-7306/97/$04.0010 Mar. 1997, p. 1093-1101 Vol. 17, No. 3 Copyrightq 1997, American Society for Microbiology Functional Identification ofa Leishmania Gene Related to the Peroxin 2Gene Reveals Common Ancestry of Glycosomes and Peroxisomes JOHNA.

SPMD 201 - Human Anatomy for Sports Medicine Anatomy of Cells

Membrane-bound sacs which contain enzymes to break down amino acids and fats, typically found in cells of the liver and kidneys, are called lysosomes / peroxisomes (circle one).

Activating Effect of Benzbromarone, a Uricosuric Drug, on ...

Regarding the toxic-ityofbenzbromarone, hypertrophy of the liver accompa-niedby proliferation of peroxisomes has been reported in a repeated-dose toxicity study in rats[2].

The World of Cells

Peroxisomes: Chemical Specialty Shops The interior of the eukaryotic cell contains a variety of membrane-bounded spherical organelles derived from the ER that carry out particular chemical functions.

Peroxisomal import of hydroxyacid oxidase 1

INTRODUCTION Peroxisomes play an indispensable role in the intermediary metabolism of all eukaryotic cells (reviewed by van den Bosch et al., 1992; Reddy and Mannaerts, 1994; Elgersma and Tabak,

Up-Regulation of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors ...

encode for enzymes involved in peroxisomal proliferation and fatty acid oxidation in peroxisomes and mitochondria (7).SomeofthethesePPAR-a-responsivegenesincludeacyl

UNIT III STUDY GUIDE FOR BIO 156

Identify the following structures on a picture or drawing: Plasma membrane Cell wall (plants) Cytoplasm chloroplasts Cytosol peroxisomes Nucleus lysosomes Nuclear envelope cytoskeleton Nucleolus cilia Chromatin flagella Chromosomes mitochondria Rough endoplasmic reticulum Ribosomes Smooth Endoplasmic reticulum Vacuoles ...

The first land plants: bryophytes ("non-vascular" plants)

... 29.2x Chara Traits shared by charophyceans and land plants •Very similar plastids (structurally similar, but especially similar chloroplast DNA) •Very similar cellulose cell walls (cellulose is even produced by a similar rose-shaped structures) •Anti-photorespiration enzymes packaged in peroxisomes ...

Organelles at Work 56

catalase enzyme found in potato peroxisomes? Prediction Predict what pH condition will best support enzyme function in peroxisomes. CAUTION: Acids are corrosive; avoid contact with