Definition of Flippase

1. Noun. (biochemistry) An enzyme located in the membrane responsible for aiding the movement of phospholipid molecules between the two leaflets that compose a cell's membrane (transverse diffusion). ¹



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Medical Definition of Flippase

1. Yeast system for DNA rearrangement. In the presence of flippase, a stretch of DNA flanked by matching frp sites is excised and the ends rejoined. An example of a cassette mechanism. (Pronounced: flip furp) See: FLP recombinase. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

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