Heat Shock

In biochemistry, heat shock is the effect of subjecting a cell to a higher temperature than that of the ideal body temperature of the organism from which the cell line was derived.

Read more about Heat Shock:  Heat Shock Response, Inducing Heat Shock

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Inducing Heat Shock
... In fish that survive at 0°C, heat shock can be induced with temperatures as low as 5°C, whereas thermophilic bacteria that proliferate at 50°C will not express heat shock proteins ... The process of heat shocking can be done in a CO2 incubator, O2 incubator, or a hot water bath ...
Arsenic Toxicity - Heat Shock Response
... Another aspect is the similarity of arsenic effects to the heat shock response ... Short-term arsenic exposure has effects on signal transduction inducing heat shock proteins with masses of 27,60,70,72,90,110 kDa as well as metallotionein, ubiquitin, mitogen-activated kinases ...
... Heat shock factor protein 4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the HSF4 gene ... Heat-shock transcription factors (HSFs) activate heat-shock response genes under conditions of heat or other stresses ...
Heat Shock Factor - Isoforms
... Humans express the following heat shock factors gene protein HSF1 heat shock transcription factor 1 HSF2 heat shock transcription factor 2 HSF2BP heat shock transcription ...
Heat Shock Factor - Function
... Heat shock factors (HSF) are transcriptional activators of heat shock genes ... These activators bind specifically to Heat Shock sequence Elements (HSE) throughout the genome whose consensus-sequence is a tandem array of three oppositely oriented "AGAAN ... Drosophila HSF is a nuclear-localized unbound monomer, whereas heat shock activation results in trimerization and binding to the HSE ...

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