membrane carrier


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membrane carrier

[′mem‚brān ‚kar·ē·ər]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any protein that facilitates the movement of small molecules across cell membranes.
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The apparatus consists of a reservoir with a stirring bar, a nitrogen inlet, and a porous metal plate as membrane carrier (19).
In contrast, drugs with low lipid solubility will need a membrane carrier or active transport system.

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