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transmembrane Syllabification: trans·mem·brane
Pronunciation: /transˈmemˌbrān/ /tranz-/

Definition of transmembrane in English:


Existing or occurring across a cell membrane: transmembrane conductance
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  • Membrane proteins consist of transmembrane proteins and anchored membrane proteins.
  • It is important for cell surface recognition and transmembrane signaling during T-cell activation.
  • Cells can be damaged from cell heating, transmembrane loading, and electrochemical effects.
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