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  Chaperone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Many chaperones are heat shock proteins, that is, proteins expressed in response to elevated temperatures or other cellular stresses.
Chaperones were co-discovered by Art Horwich, now a professor at Yale University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Ulrich Hartl.
New functions for chaperones continue to be discovered, such as assistance in protein degradation and in responding to diseases linked to protein aggregation (see prion).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chaperone   (738 words)

 Plymouth City Council - Chaperone Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Chaperones act as the parent and should exercise the care which a good parent might be reasonably expected to give that child.
The chaperone acts as the parent, except where the child is being taught by an approved teacher, and should exercise the care, which a good parent might reasonably be expected to give.
The chaperone should ensure that he/she knows the procedure for evacuating the building in case of fire and escape routes from whatever rooms the child is likely to use.
www.plymouth.gov.uk /textonly/chaperoneservice.htm   (583 words)

 THE 90 kDa MOLECULAR CHAPERONE FAMILY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Chaperones play an essential role in the aetiology of numerous diseases, with a rapidly increasing role in clinical practice (Latchman, 1991; Welch, 1992; Burdon, 1993; Snyder and Sabatini, 1995; Jindal, 1996; van Eden and Young, 1996; Welch and Brown, 1996; Brooks, 1997).
The characteristic chaperone functions of the different families show that the 90 kDa molecular chaperones are somewhat different from the others, being the most "passive", since in most cases they only prevent the aggregation of unstable protein conformers, which is a rather general feature of almost all proteinaceous and chemical chaperones (Welch and Brown, 1996).
The ER chaperone complex is not as well characterized as the cytoplasmic foldosome, but if one takes into account the extremely high protein concentration of the ER lumen (estimated to be around 100 mg/ml), it is reasonable to assume that grp94 might be part of an even more complex supramolecular organization than hsp90.
www.chaperone.sote.hu /cikk2inf.htm   (16422 words)

 Chaperone Service: Haringey Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
One of a Chaperone's greatest strengths is their ability to negotiate with the production company 'on site' and be able to say no when what is being requested of the child is contrary or detrimental to either the child's health, well being and/or education.
Chaperones should keep a note of important contacts, for example, their Licensing Authority, the child's Licensing Authority, the Local Authority in whose area the child is performing, the child's Agent and the child's Parent/Legal Guardian.
The maximum number of children chaperones are allowed to have in their care at any one time is 12.
www.haringey.gov.uk /chaperoneservice.htm   (445 words)

 Chaperoning children who are working in entertainment
The chaperone is responsible for the child at all times except when she/he is rehearsing, performing or with a parent or carer.
One of a chaperone's greatest strengths is their ability to negotiate with the production company on site and be able to say no when what is being requested of the child is contrary or detrimental to either the child's health, well-being or education.
Chaperones should keep a note of important contacts, such as their licensing authority, the child's licensing authority, the LEA in whose area the child is performing, the child's agent and the child's parent or guardian
www.eastsussex.gov.uk /childrenandfamilies/holidayactivities/safetyoutofschool/chaperones/default.htm   (558 words)

 The chaperone
We have a rather elaborate "working-cycle" for the 60 kDa molecular chaperones, which possess a cavity, and are called Anfinsen-cage type chaperones to emphasize the fact that they provide a closed, protected environment to help the folding of their substrates.
In case of Anfinsen-cage type chaperones the "encircling" of the target is especially pronounced, where the oligomeric structure of the chaperone sequesters the target to its inner cavity and allows an undisturbed folding process preventing aggregation.
The Anfinsen-cage type chaperone machine-mediated entry of water molecules to the interior folding protein is not only a passive consequence of the chaperone-induced pulling/expansion of the target, but may significantly promote the conformational changes required to reach the native state.
www.chaperone.sote.hu /bioessip.htm   (4388 words)

 Chaperone Service
The chaperone shall ensure that except when the child would normally be on holiday, the course of education provided by the employer and approved by the licensing Authority is followed.
The chaperone should make him or herself thoroughly familiar with the terms of the licences granted by the Local Education Authorities and see that as far as lies within his/her powers, the conditions are properly fulfilled.
Chaperones should always ask to see the licence of a child they are chaperoning upon arrival at the place of performance if they have not themselves already received a copy.
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk /Learning/Parents/chaperones.htm   (1590 words)

 Chaperon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A chaperon (or chaperone) is an adult or typically older person who accompanies or supervises one or more young, unmarried men or women during social occasions usually with the specific intent of preventing inappropriate social or sexual interactions or illegal behavior (e.g., underage drinking, drug use).
Chaperons for young men were not commonly used in Western society until the latter half of the 20th century.
Chaperons are often resisted and resented by the youths being supervised.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chaperon   (301 words)

 Yeast chaperones interact with human prions
The goal of this study was to assess whether or not molecular chaperones, whose known functions are to alter the conformational states of proteins (14-16), regulate the conversion of PrPC to PrPSc.
To test for chaperone involvement, we used a cell-free assay, wherein metabolically labeled [35-S]PrPC, purified from cultured cells in an acid-treated state, is converted to a conformational state characteristic of PrPSc (17, 18).
Therefore, the ability of the chaperones to mediate the conversion of PrPC to PrP-res was modestly facilitated by the absence of N-linked sugars or the GPI anchor.
www.mad-cow.org /chaperones.html   (6760 words)

 Who's watching the kids? Verizon's Chaperone. But who's watching Chaperone? - Computerworld Blogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Like Sprint's Family Locator, Chaperone allows parents to issue a special cell phone to children, use GPS technology to track their location and alert you when they're not where they should be (to see how Chaperone works, view the demo at the Web link above).
Verizon's Chaperone news release states that you "activate the service through a secure, password protected Web site." To access that public Web site, all a hacker needs to do is enter your account name (your 10-digit cell phone number, which is not so hard to discover) and your password.
Services such as Chaperone play to parents' worst fears, which are arguably overblown by sensationalized media stories such as a Detroit teenager's surreptitious trip to the Middle East last week to visit a man she met on MySpace.com.
www.computerworld.com /blogs/node/2744   (1709 words)

 Monterey Bay Aquarium: Teachers & Kids - Chaperone Information
Being a chaperone is a great way to enjoy a visit to the aquarium and an important responsibility.
Your aquarium chaperone badge must be visible at all times and is your pass for exiting and re-entering the aquarium with your group.
Students and adult chaperones must stay with their group at all times—inside the aquarium, out on the deck, in all gift and book stores and in the lunch area.
www.mbayaq.org /lc/teachers_place/fieldtrip_chaperone.asp   (580 words)

 Chaperone Technologies
Chaperone has identified the residues responsible for DnaK binding in pyrrhocoricin and the pyrrhocoricin binding surface on Escherichia coli DnaK protein.
When this process is complete Chaperone can design pyrrhocoricin analogs that kill currently non-sensitive bacteria, including the most feared Staphylococcus aureus, as well as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Haemophilus ducreyi, Helicobacter pylori, or Enterococcus feacalis, just to name a few.
Because higher organisms have multiple copies of the Hsp70 proteins this appears to be a more complex problem, although the Hsp70 sequences in the binding region of a given animal are remarkably similar.
www.chaperonetechnologies.com /longterm.html   (271 words)

 Chaperone-Mediated Protein Folding -- Fink 79 (2): 425 -- Physiological Reviews
Chaperones are catalysts in the sense that they transiently interact with their substrate proteins but are not present in
Calnexin is a transmembrane molecular chaperone that resides in the ER.
Evidence is accumulating that the ER HSP70 chaperone machinery is similar to that in the cytosol and bacteria, in that at
physrev.physiology.org /cgi/content/full/79/2/425   (10924 words)

 Chaperone Policy
The chaperone may be a patient advocate or an authorized health care professional.
During the time that a chaperone is present, the health care provider will strive to keep all inquiries of a sensitive nature to a minimum.
Physician judgment and discretion must be paramount in evaluating the need for a chaperone, but the patient's request will be given the highest priority.
www.healthcaresouth.com /pages/chaperone.htm   (214 words)

 Verizon Wireless Launches “Chaperone” Service — A Great Tool To Keep Your Family In Touch
The availability of Chaperone with Child Zone marks the first time a wireless service allows parents to establish predetermined areas in which a child can travel with their Migo phone and automatically alert the parent about the location of the device when it enters or leaves the defined area.
Chaperone Child Locator — Once the child is equipped with a new or updated Migo phone and the service is activated on the account, parents can locate their child’s Migo phone from a PC via the Chaperone Web site (www.VerizonWireless.com/Chaperone).
Chaperone is only available to Verizon Wireless customers on a Family Share Plan to help restrict unauthorized use of the service.
news.vzw.com /news/2006/06/pr2006-06-12.html   (1415 words)

 Chaperone - Access Control and Filtering Software
Chaperone access control software allows control of how and when a computer is used by setting schedules and time limits on when Windows or specific programs can be accessed.
Chaperone also provides enhanced security by protecting critical areas, such as the registry, from accidental or malicious changes.
Chaperone allows schedules to be set to control when users can access AOL Instant Messenger.
www.parentalspy.com /chaperone.html   (1177 words)

 USATODAY.com - Clever 'Drowsy Chaperone' is kind of a kick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
An homage to the transporting power of old-fashioned musical comedy, Chaperone is narrated by a character simply called Man in Chair, a neurotic fan who is obsessed with an obscure 1928 romp titled, natch, The Drowsy Chaperone.
But ingenious as they were, Porter and the Gershwins are worshiped not for the way their words and music impress us but for how they delight and move us.
Composer/lyricists Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and librettists Bob Martin and Don McKellar convey genuine affection and whimsy in honoring the curious narrator (whom Martin also plays) and in spinning his beloved tale of a starlet whose wedding is threatened by wacky developments.
www.usatoday.com /life/theater/reviews/2006-05-01-drowsy_x.htm   (482 words)

 Chaperone 2.0 Reviewed by WorldSSP.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Chaperone is the ultimate desktop control utility for both the home and office.
Chaperone gives the added flexibility of enhancing this control by allowing an independent schedule for each program that defines when it can be run.
Chaperone can even be used to password protect the Windows Date/Time change dialog so the user can't override the schedule by simply resetting the computers date or time.
www.worldssp.net /DetailView.asp?proid=2051   (818 words)

 CiteULike: Tag chaperone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
From flagellum assembly to virulence: the extended family of type III export chaperones.
Heat shock protein 70 chaperone overexpression ameliorates phenotypes of the spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy transgenic mouse model by reducing nuclear-localized mutant androgen receptor protein.
Crystal structure of the native chaperonin complex from Thermus thermophilus revealed unexpected asymmetry at the cis-cavity.
www.citeulike.org /tag/chaperone   (462 words)

 Online Chaperone
By using actual chatroom and IM conversations as well as rules and guidelines from the FBI and other public resources, our scientists have created a tool that is uniquely able to recognize suspicious behavior in real time as it is occurring.
It was trained to detect potentially dangerous patterns of conversation in the context of each contact or series of contacts.
The Online Chaperone System is a product and service of the Nexus Holdings Group.
www.onlinechaperone.com   (249 words)

 Chaperone Service
With Chaperone, you'll be able to locate your family member's phone, from your handset or PC, at just the push of a button.
Chaperone and Child Zone should not be used as a child management tool and are not a substitute for adult supervision.
Monthly subscription fees for Chaperone and Child Zone apply and airtime may be required for use.
www.verizonwireless.com /b2c/splash/chaperone/index.jsp   (261 words)

 Playbill Features: What Rhymes With Chaperone?
Man in Chair loves The Drowsy Chaperone, and his passion for it is not reduced by his encyclopedic knowledge of the gritty backstage gossip.
The Drowsy Chaperone began in 1998 when Lambert, Morrison and their pals put together a show to celebrate the impending marriage of Bob Martin and Janet Van De Graaf, cohorts in the Toronto comedy and theatre community.
The Drowsy Chaperone is produced by Kevin McCollum, Roy Miller, Boyett Ostar, Stephanie McClelland, Barbara Freitag and Jill Furman.
www.playbill.com /features/article/98757.html   (2241 words)

 Press Release: Verizon Wireless Launches 'Chaperone' Service - A Great Tool to Keep Your Family in Touch (MobileBurn)
Based on Global Positioning System (GPS) data, Chaperone is designed to supplement the parameters parents have already established with their children with two options, Chaperone Child Locator and Chaperone with Child Zone(SM).
Chaperone Child Locator -- Once the child is equipped with a new or updated Migo phone and the service is activated on the account, parents can locate their child's Migo phone from a PC via the Chaperone Web site (www.VerizonWireless.com/Chaperone).
Chaperone with Child Zone -- Using the Chaperone Web site, a parent can construct an area called a Child Zone around the vicinity of locations that their child frequents (such as school, playgrounds or daycare centers).
www.mobileburn.com /pressrelease.jsp?Id=2444   (1220 words)

 CBC.ca Arts - 'Drowsy Chaperone' captures 5 Tonys
Chaperone started the night with 13 nominations, the most of any production, and ended the evening with the second-largest number of prizes.
Chaperone director Casey Nicholaw lost the best direction of a musical Tony to John Doyle, for his revival of Sweeney Todd, while the best choreography category went to Kathleen Marshall for her revival of The Pajama Game.
The origins of Chaperone date back to 1998 when three Toronto artists — McKellar, Lambert and Morrison — wrote a cheeky 1920s-style musical to perform at the engagement party of their theatre friends Martin and Janet Van De Graaff.
www.cbc.ca /arts/story/2006/06/11/drowsychaperone-tonys.html   (1656 words)

 Welcome to Chaperone Software
CHAPERONE AutoDoc - Personal Edition provides a cost effective single user option for Electronic Document Delivery.
CHAPERONE AutoDoc - Server Edition provides network users with access to a single outbound server for Electronic Document Delivery.
New CHAPERONE Website provides existing and propective users with more information and esy access to resources...
www.chaperone.com.au   (97 words)

 Answers to FAQs
To use Chaperone, you'll need a family share account with at least one line of service with the Chaperone subscription and one line of service with an LG Migo device with either the Chaperone or Chaperone with Child Zone subscription.
Note: Chaperone is limited to 10 Child Zones per LG Migo child device.
No. The Chaperone service is limited to the National Enhanced Services Rate and Coverage Area.
support.vzw.com /faqs/Chaperone/faq_chaperone.html   (1735 words)

 News from PC Magazine: Verizon Launches Child-Location Service
Verizon Wireless wants to tell you with their new "Chaperone" service, which displays the location of a child's cell phone on a map, either on your phone or on the Web.
The services are all relatively easy for savvy teens to defeat (all they have to do is turn off their phones or leave them somewhere they want people to think they are); Verizon and Sprint are selling the service for the age ranges where kids still want their parents to know where they are.
"Chaperone encourages independence, allowing children to be active outdoors and develop socially, while still enabling parents to have a link to connect with their children when they are out of sight," said Dr. Rhonda Clements, a professor at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York, whom Verizon hired on as an advisor.
www.pcmag.com /article2/0,1895,1975571,00.asp   (1205 words)

 Parental Controls and Internet Filters - PC Chaperone, the leading Windows parental controls and Internet Filters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
By combining powerful and flexible parental controls with robust monitoring tools PC Chaperone eliminates many of the dangers children face every time they use their computer
PC Chaperone is available in three editions, so you can choose the level of protection that is right for you and your family
PC Chaperone reserves the right to charge partial fees in the event of major changes to the product functionality, or to modify the free upgrades and technical support clauses for all customers without advance notice
www.css-software.com   (391 words)

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