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Membrane protein

Definition

noun, plural: membrane proteins

A protein that is attached to, or associated with, a biological membrane (i.e. of a cell or of an organelle).


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Membrane proteins may be categorized as:


Related terms: integralmembrane protein, transmembrane protein, peripheral membrane protein.

See also: cell membrane, fluid mosaic model.


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