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Unformatted text preview: Catenin o Part of linker complex linking cadherin to actin cytoskeleton o Transcription factor for gene related to cell proliferation GSK3 o Phosphorylate Beta-Catenin so it will be degraded and went enter nucleus o Important kinase for polyermization of glucose glycogen Cytochrome C o Oxidizing agent found in the electron transport chain in mitrochondria o Initiator of apoptosis by activating caspases once it leaves the mitochondria Calcium Binding proteins whose activity is directly regulated by Calcium. Give one example of where and how this protein functions in a cellular process o Calmodulin is a calcium binding protein that in the presence of calcium, activates CAM kinase by causing it to phosphorylate CAM kinase o Important in cell proliferation and muscle differentiation causing HDAC to leave the nucleus HDAC histone deacetylase remove acetyl groups from...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIOL 0500 taught by Professor Wessel during the Spring '08 term at Brown.
- Spring '08