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permease

[pur-mee-eys, -eyz]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of the proteins that mediate the transport of various molecules across biological membranes.
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Origin of permease

< French perméase (1956), equivalent to permé(able) permeable + -ase -ase
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permease in Medicine

permease

(pûrmē-ās′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that promotes the passage of a substance across a cell membrane.
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