tubulin


tu·bu·lin

noun \ˈtü-byə-lən, ˈtyü-\

Definition of TUBULIN

:  a globular protein that polymerizes to form microtubules

Origin of TUBULIN

tubule + 1-in
First Known Use: 1968

tu·bu·lin

noun \ˈt(y)ü-byə-lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TUBULIN

: a globular protein that polymerizes to form microtubules

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