calmodulin

calmodulin

[kal-moj-uh-lin]
noun Biochemistry.
a calcium-binding protein occurring in many tissues and participating in the regulation of many biochemical and physiological processes.

Origin:
1975–80; cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in2

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calmodulin (kəlˈmɒdjʊlɪn)
 
n
biochem a protein found in most living cells; it regulates many enzymic processes that are dependent on calcium
 
[from cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in]

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calmodulin cal·mod·u·lin (kāl-mŏj'ə-lĭn)
n.
A ubiquitous, eukaryotic calcium-binding protein that regulates cellular processes by modifying the activity of specific calcium-sensitive enzymes.

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