Permease

permease

(Science: enzyme) general term for a membrane protein that increases the permeability of the plasma membrane to a particular molecule, by a process not requiring metabolic energy.

See: facilitated diffusion. A type of [[protein believed to be involved in [[active transport and acts as a [[protein carrier.


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