Definition of Integral membrane protein

1. Noun. (protein) A protein (or assembly of proteins) that is permanently attached to a biological membrane. ¹



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Medical Definition of Integral membrane protein

1. A protein that is firmly anchored in a membrane (unlike a peripheral membrane protein). most is known about the integral proteins of the plasma membrane, where important examples include hormone receptors, ion channels and transport proteins. An integral protein need not cross the entire membrane, those that do are referred to as transmembrane proteins. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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