ankyrin

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ankyrin

[aŋ′kī·rən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A protein found in the cell membrane of erythrocytes that attaches the membrane to the cytoskeleton protein spectrin.
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Early implantation events in the baboon (Papio anubis) with special reference to the establishment of anchorin villi.
the immobilizer is also anchorin the child's shoulder to prevent twisting or rocking movements.