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caveolin

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noun cav·e·o·lin \ˌka-vē-ˈō-lən\

Medical Definition of caveolin

  1. :  any of several membrane proteins that are the major structural components of caveolae The shape and structural organization of caveolae are conferred by caveolin, a dimeric protein that binds cholesterol …—Sean D. Conner et al., Nature, 6 Mar. 2003


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