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A protein induced in a living cell in response to a rise in temperature above the normal level.
- ‘Further energy is required if proteins are irreversibly denatured and cannot be rescued by heat-shock proteins.’
- ‘The duo came to this conclusion after they found the worms' cells produced heat-shock proteins due to the radiation.’
- ‘The plant produces heat-shock proteins, which prevent wound proteins from forming and protect the shocked tissue from later stress.’
- ‘The worms had been genetically modified to produce a heat-shock protein when exposed to other stresses besides heat.’
- ‘Some plants counter the effect by making so-called heat-shock proteins, which probably stabilize the other proteins.’
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