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calmodulin

[kal-moj-uh-lin] /kælˈmɒdʒ ə lɪn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a calcium-binding protein occurring in many tissues and participating in the regulation of many biochemical and physiological processes.
Origin of calmodulin
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80; cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for calmodulin

calmodulin

/kəlˈmɒdjʊlɪn/
noun
1.
(biochem) a protein found in most living cells; it regulates many enzymic processes that are dependent on calcium
Word Origin
from cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in
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calmodulin in Medicine

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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