Definition of transmembrane in English:


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


  • 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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