adaptor protein

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adaptor protein

[ə′dap·tər ‚prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A specialized protein that links protein components of the signaling pathway, thereby aiding intracellular signal transduction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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