Permease Definition

pûrmē-ās
noun
Any of several cell-membrane proteins that function as channels for the transport of a specific molecule in or out of the cell.
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Noun

Singular:
permease
Plural:
permeases

Origin of Permease

  • From Perme(ate) + -ase.

    From Wiktionary

  • perme(ate) –ase

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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