Lamin definition

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Any of a class of filamentous proteins that form a meshlike layer inside the nuclear membrane of animal cells and have a variety of functions, including providing mechanical support for the nucleus, organizing chromatin, and regulating DNA replication and transcription.
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(biochemistry) Any of a class of fibrous proteins that provide structure, and regulate transcription in a cell nucleus.
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Noun

Singular:
lamin
Plural:
lamins