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Search Results for: extrinsic protein

Extrinsic protein

Definition noun, plural: extrinsic proteins A membrane protein that partially span the membrane, and is attached either to... Read More

Selectively-permeable membrane

Selectively Permeable Membrane Definition We can define selectively permeable membranes as those that are selectively... Read More

Peripheral membrane protein

Definition noun, plural: peripheral membrane proteins A protein that temporarily adheres to the biological membrane, either... Read More

Intrinsic protein

Definition noun, plural: intrinsic proteins Any of the group of integral membrane proteins that facilitate specific... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... Read More

Mitochondrion

Mitochondrion Definition What are mitochondria? The term “mitochondrion” comes from the two words of the Greek... Read More

Stable factor

stable factor --> factor vii (Science: chemical) heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue... Read More