The response of cells to heat shock

Milton J. Schlesinger, Giuseppe Aliperti, Philip M. Kelley

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    Cells from virtually every kind of organism react to hyperthermic shock by activating a small number of genes, thereby inducing the synthesis of a set of proteins that protect the cell from thermal damage.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)222-225
    Number of pages4
    JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - Jun 1982

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Molecular Biology


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