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transporter

[trans-pawr-ter, -pohr-, trans-pawr-ter, -pohr-] /trænsˈpɔr tər, -ˈpoʊr-, ˈtrænsˌpɔr tər, -ˌpoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that transports, especially a very large truck for large or heavy loads, as missiles or automobiles.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; tranport + -er1
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  • Therefore, once identified in humans, the manganese transporter could serve as a potential drug target.
  • Other genes, such as those that encode the serotonin transporter, have also been linked to different reactions to stress.
  • In the small intestine, transporter proteins carry those molecules into the bloodstream.
  • Two missiles are carried in tubes on a transporter and can be fired, accurately, at short notice.

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