calmodulin
noun Etymology: calcium + modulate + 1-in Date: 1978 a calcium-binding protein that mediates cellular metabolic processes (as the contraction of muscle fibers) by regulating the activity of calcium-dependent enzymes

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  • Calmodulin — Vorhandene Strukturdaten: s. UniProt Masse/Länge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calmodulin — Calmodulin, in allen Eukaryotenzellen vorhandenes, calciumbindendes Protein, das als Ca2+ Calmodulin Komplex verschiedene Enzyme aktiviert und so in das Stoffwechselgeschehen der Zelle eingreift …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • calmodulin — calmodulin. См. кальмодулин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • calmodulin — [kal mä′jo͞o lin΄, kal mä′jəlin΄] n. [ CAL(CIUM) + MODUL(ATE) + IN1] a protein in nearly all cells that binds to calcium and regulates many important cell functions, as nerve impulse transmissions and muscle action …   English World dictionary

  • Calmodulin — [ http://www.pdb.org/pdb/static.do?p=education discussion/molecule of the month/pdb44 1.html more details...] ] Calmodulin (CaM) (an abbreviation for CALcium MODULated proteIN) is a calcium binding protein expressed in all eukaryotic cells. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Calmodulin — Cal|mo|du|lin [Kurzw. aus ↑ Calcium u. Modulation; ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: ein Protein aus 148 Aminosäuren, das als intrazellulärer Rezeptor für Calcium Ionen zahlreiche Ca abhängige Stoffwechselprozesse im Organismus steuert. * * * Calmodulin  … …   Universal-Lexikon

  • calmodulin — A small, ubiquitous eukaryotic protein that binds calcium ions, thereby becoming the agent for many of the cellular effects long ascribed to calcium ions. This calcium protein complex binds to the apoenzyme, to form the holoenzyme, of certain… …   Medical dictionary

  • calmodulin — Ubiquitous and highly conserved calcium binding protein (17 kD) with four EF hand binding sites for calcium (3 in yeast). Ancestor of troponin C, leiotonin C, and parvalbumin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • calmodulin — /kal moj euh lin/, n. Biochem. a calcium binding protein occurring in many tissues and participating in the regulation of many biochemical and physiological processes. [1975 80; CAL(CIUM) + MODUL(ATE) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • calmodulin — noun A calcium binding protein found in all nucleated cells …   Wiktionary

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