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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