Example sentences for: diffusible

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  • Cells communicate with each other in various ways, such as by secreting and receiving diffusible molecules (morphogens, hormones, and neurotransmitters) or by establishing intercellular connections (gap junctions and cell protrusions) to allow a direct exchange of instructive factors.

  • This could involve structural components that persist on chromosomes at the positions where recombination and chiasmata had previously occurred, or could involve a diffusible component generated by recombination events.

  • For example, vessels within tumors expressing predominantly the VEGF189 isoform, which has a strong heparin-binding affinity and thus is highly localized, are much less leaky than the vessels in tumors expressing the more diffusible VEGF165 and VEGF121 isoforms [ 45].

  • The JNK pathway, which has been implicated in Fz signal transduction in the eye is a candidate pathway to be involved in this ( [ 23 24 25 ] ). We note that a diffusible signal could be part of the mechanism that is used to restrict hair initiation to a smaller part of wing cells than the region where Fz accumulates.

  • They are likely to function as sensors of diffusible gaseous ligands that activate at least three distinct, downstream signaling pathways: namely phosphotransfer through the two-component systems, methyl ester-dependent chemotactic response and cyclic nucleotide signaling through the diguanylate cyclases/phosphodiesterases.


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