molecular chaperone

noun

Definition of molecular chaperone

: chaperone 3

First Known Use of molecular chaperone

1987

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molecular chaperone

noun

medical Definition of molecular chaperone

: chaperone
  • Most proteins require molecular chaperones to achieve a biologically functional conformation.
  • —Ray H. GavinBioscience1 Aug. 1999

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