Definition of tubulin in English:

tubulin

Line breaks: tubu|lin
Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːbjʊlɪn
 
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noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A protein that is the main constituent of the microtubules of living cells.
    More example sentences
    • In addition to actin, other filamentous systems in cells include tubulin, collagen, and DNA.
    • The basic structural subunit of microtubules is the protein tubulin.
    • We also detected increases in fragments of intracellular structural proteins: tubulin, actin, and myosin.

Origin

1960s: from tubule + -in1.

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