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calmodulin

noun cal·mod·u·lin \(ˌ)kal-ˈmä-jə-lin, -dy-lin\

Definition of CALMODULIN

:  a calcium-binding protein that mediates cellular metabolic processes (as the contraction of muscle fibers) by regulating the activity of calcium-dependent enzymes

Origin of CALMODULIN

calcium + modulate + 1-in
First Known Use: 1978

calmodulin

noun cal·mod·u·lin \ˌkal-ˈmäj-ə-lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALMODULIN

:  a calcium-binding protein that mediates cellular metabolic processes (as muscle-fiber contraction) by regulating the activity of specific calcium-dependent enzymes

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