troponin

noun tro·po·nin \ ˈtrō-pə-nən , ˈträ- , -ˌnin \

Definition of troponin

:a protein of muscle that together with tropomyosin forms a regulatory protein complex controlling the interaction of actin and myosin and that when combined with calcium ions permits muscular contraction

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Origin and Etymology of troponin

by shortening & alteration from tropomyosin


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troponin

noun tro·po·nin \ ˈtrōp-ə-nən , ˈträp- , -ˌnin \

medical Definition of troponin

:a protein of muscle that together with tropomyosin forms a regulatory protein complex controlling the interaction of actin and myosin and that when combined with calcium ions permits muscular contraction

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