clupeine

noun

clu·​pe·​ine ˈklü-pē-ən How to pronounce clupeine (audio) -ˌēn How to pronounce clupeine (audio)
variants also clupein
: a protamine contained in the spermatozoa of the herring

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“Clupeine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/clupeine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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