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heat-shock protein

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin

in A Dictionary of Biology

Seventh edition

Published in print June 2016 | ISBN: 9780198714378
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782770
heat-shock protein

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Any of various proteins that are synthesized by living cells in response to increased temperature or other forms of stress.

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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