calmodulin

[kal-moj-uh-lin]
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

First recorded in 1975–80; cal(cium) + modul(ate) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for calmodulin

calmodulin

noun
  1. biochem a protein found in most living cells; it regulates many enzymic processes that are dependent on calcium

Word Origin for calmodulin

from cal (cium) + modul (ate) + -in
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calmodulin in Medicine

calmodulin

[kăl-mŏjə-lĭn]
n.
  1. A ubiquitous, eukaryotic calcium-binding protein that regulates cellular processes by modifying the activity of specific calcium-sensitive enzymes.
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