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G-protein

[ jēprō′tēn′ ]
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Any of a class of cell membrane proteins that function as intermediaries between hormone receptors and enzymes that enable the cell to regulate its metabolism in response to hormonal changes.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
gph, GPI, gpm, GPMU, G.P.O., G-protein, GPRS, gps, GPT, GPU, GQ
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