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thermo- +‎ sensing


thermosensing (uncountable)

  1. The sensing of heat (or temperature differences)
    • 2015 July 28, Ohad Suss, Dana Reichmann, “Protein plasticity underlines activation and function of ATP-independent chaperones”, in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences[1], volume 2, DOI:10.3389/fmolb.2015.00043:
      A transition from a well-folded to unfolded state has also been demonstrated in small heat shock proteins, such as yeast Hsp26 which responds to heat shock by unstabilizing its middle thermosensing domain (Franzmann et al., 2008 ).