Definition of Pericentrin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A protein that binds to calmodulin and is expressed in the centrosome, an integral component of the pericentriolar material. ¹



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Medical Definition of Pericentrin

1. Conserved protein (200-220 kD) of the pericentriolar region involved in organisation of microtubules during meiosis and mitosis, concentration highest at metaphase, lowest at telophase. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pericentrin

pericellular
pericemental
pericemental abscess
pericemental attachment
pericementitis
pericementoclasia
pericenter
pericenters
pericentral
pericentral fibrosis
pericentral scotoma
pericentre
pericentres
pericentric
pericentric inversion
pericentrin (current term)
pericentriolar
pericentriolar region
pericentromeric
perichaeth
perichaeths
perichaetia
perichaetial
perichaetium
perichaetous
perichareia
pericholangitis
perichondral
perichondral bone
perichondria

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