integral membrane protein


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integral membrane protein

[¦int·i·grəl ′mem‚brān ‚prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A protein that is firmly anchored in the plasma membrane via interactions between its hydrophobic domains and the membrane phospholipids. Also known as intrinsic protein.
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com/ Membrane spanning proteins * A membrane spanning protein is an integral membrane protein that spans from the internal to the external surface of the biological membrane or lipid bilayer in which it is embedded.
The dopamine transporter (DAT) is an integral membrane protein located in dopamine-producing neurons and is responsible for clearing the synapse of secreted dopamine (DA) following neural depolarization and synaptic release.
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His graduate research used fluorescence, circular dichroism, and infrared spectroscopy to dissect the thermodynamics of integral membrane protein folding.
It is an integral membrane protein that is abundantly and preferentially expressed on the surface of prostate cancer cells," said Warren D.