calmodulin

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

Definition of calmodulin

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

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Origin and Etymology of calmodulin

calcium + modulate + 1-in


Medical Dictionary

calmodulin

noun cal·mod·u·lin \ ˌkal-ˈmäj-ə-lən \

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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