Definitions for 14-3-3 proteins

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 14-3-3 proteins

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. 14-3-3 Proteins

    A large family of signal-transducing adaptor proteins present in wide variety of eukaryotes. They are PHOSPHOSERINE and PHOSPHOTHREONINE binding proteins involved in important cellular processes including SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION; CELL CYCLE control; APOPTOSIS; and cellular stress responses. 14-3-3 proteins function by interacting with other signal-transducing proteins and effecting changes in their enzymatic activity and subcellular localization. The name 14-3-3 derives from numerical designations used in the original fractionation patterns of the proteins.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Seres:

    Your body has a great ability to store these proteins for days.

  2. Ilpo Huhtaniemi:

    If we can find a drug that blocks any of these proteins, that would be a good contraceptive.

  3. Chris Miller:

    We are hoping to be one of the first to establish this comprehensive screening of reactive proteins in wheat.

  4. Mike Martin:

    In the short term, beef demand is weaker because consumers are feeling sticker shock and looking at other proteins.

  5. Ilpo Huhtaniemi:

    There was not enough suppression, if we can find a drug that blocks any of these proteins, that would be a good contraceptive.


Find a translation for the 14-3-3 proteins definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these 14-3-3 proteins definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"14-3-3 proteins." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 9 Feb. 2016. < proteins>.

Are we missing a good definition for 14-3-3 proteins? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for 14-3-3 proteins:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.