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calpain

[kal-peyn] /ˈkæl peɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a protein that is activated by calcium ions in some synapses and in erythrocytes can affect proteins important in determining cellular shape and deformability; a calcium-activated neutral protease.
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