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Heat-Shock Proteins

Proteins which are synthesized in eukaryotic organisms and bacteria in response to hyperthermia and other environmental stresses. They increase thermal tolerance and perform functions essential to cell survival under these conditions.

Year introduced: 1984

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.580.216

MeSH Unique ID: D006360

Entry Terms:

  • Heat Shock Proteins
  • Stress Proteins
  • Heat-Shock Protein
  • Heat Shock Protein
  • Stress Protein
  • Protein, Stress

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