[ jē′prō′tēn′ ]
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.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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