acrasin
Name originally given to the chemotactic factor produced by cellular slime moulds (Acrasidae) : now known to be cAMP for Dictyostelium discoideum.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Acrasin — (pronEng|əˈkreɪzɛn) a chemotactic chemical secreted by cellular Slime molds to signal that many Myxamoebae should come together to form an aggregate Pseudoplasmodium.Each species of slime mold has its own specific chemical messenger, collectively …   Wikipedia

  • acrasin — acrasin. См. акразин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • acrasin — /euh kray sin/, n. Mycol. a chemotactic substance, identical with cAMP, secreted by myxamebas of cellular slime molds and attracting other myxamebas to aggregate and form a pseudoplasmodium. [1945 50; < NL Acras(iales) an order of cellular slime… …   Universalium

  • Acrasin — A|c|ra|sin [↑ a (1); griech. kra̅sis = Mischung; ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: die ↑ Aggregation von Zellen bewirkender Stoff, z. B. cycl. AMP …   Universal-Lexikon

  • acrasin — /euh kray sin/, n. Mycol. a chemotactic substance, identical with cAMP, secreted by myxamebas of cellular slime molds and attracting other myxamebas to aggregate and form a pseudoplasmodium. [1945 50; NL Acras(iales) an order of cellular slime… …   Useful english dictionary

  • акразин — acrasin акразин. Вещество, продуцируемое Dictyostelium discoideum, способное индуцировать агрегацию клеток: подтверждено, что А. представляет собой циклический аденозинмонофосфат <cyclic AMP>. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cyclic adenosine monophosphate — Identifiers …   Wikipedia

  • Acrasiomycota — Taxobox name = Acrasid Slime Molds domain = Eukaryota regnum = Excavata superphylum = Discicristata phylum = Percolozoa phylum authority = Cavalier Smith 1991 classis = Heterolobosea classis authority = Page Blanton 1985 familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Dictyosteliomycota — Taxobox name = Dictyosteliomycota image width = 220px image caption = Grex domain = Eukaryota regnum = Amoebozoa phylum = Dictyosteliomycota subdivision ranks = Classes subdivision = Dictyosteliomycetes Dictyosteliomycota is a phylum of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Acrasia (disambiguation) — Acrasia may refer to:* Akrasia, the state of acting against one s better judgement * Acrasia (horse), a racing horse, 1904 Melbourne Cup winner * Acrasia (moth) , a geometer moth genus * Acrasia (protists), a proposed phylum of protists * A… …   Wikipedia

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