tubulin

tubulin

[too-byuh-lin, tyoo-]
noun Biochemistry.
either of two globular proteins that form the structural subunits of microtubules.

Origin:
1965–70; tubule + -in2

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tubulin tu·bu·lin (tōō'byə-lĭn, tyōō'-)
n.
A globular protein that is the structural constituent of microtubules.

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