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Search Results for: intrinsic protein

Intrinsic protein

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

Integral protein

Definition noun, plural: integral proteins A protein molecule or protein assembly permanently attached in biological... Read More

Extrinsic protein

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

Integral membrane protein

Definition noun A protein molecule (or assembly of proteins) that is permanently attached or firmly anchored in the plasma... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More

Prothrombin

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

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More