molecular chaperone

noun

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1987, in the meaning defined above

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molecular chaperone

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“Molecular chaperone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/molecular%20chaperone. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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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. Gavin, Bioscience, 1 Aug. 1999

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