Transmembrane protein

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noun, plural: transmembrane proteins

A protein that spans the entire biological membrane.


Transmembrane proteins may be classified in two major groups:

Word origin: L, comb. form of trāns (adv. and prep.) across, beyond, through + -membrane.

Acronym: TM.

See also: porin, ion channel.

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