[ pur-mee-eys, -eyz ]
/ ˈpɜr miˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz /
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any of the proteins that mediate the transport of various molecules across biological membranes.
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Medical definitions for permease
[ pûr′mē-ās′ ]
An enzyme that promotes the passage of a substance across a cell membrane.
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