Definition of Halorhodopsin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A light-driven ion pump, specific to chloride ions, found in phylogenetically ancient archaea known as halobacteria. ¹



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Medical Definition of Halorhodopsin

1. Light driven chloride ion pump of halobacteria, a retinylidene protein very similar to bacteriorhodopsin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halorhodopsin

halophil
halophila
halophile
halophiles
halophilic
halophilism
halophils
halophosphate
halophosphine
halophosphines
halophyte
halophytes
halophytic
haloprogin
haloquinoline
halorhodopsin (current term)
halorhodopsins
halos
halosaline
haloscope
haloscopes
halosilane
halosilanes
halosteresis
halosugar
halosugars
halosulfite
halosulfites
halothane
halothane-ether azeotrope

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