Definition of Perforin

1. Noun. (protein) A cytolytic protein found in natural killer cells ¹



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Medical Definition of Perforin

1. Perforins 1 and 2 form tubular transmembrane complexes (16nm diameter) at the sites of target cell lysis by natural killer cells and cytotoxic T-cells. (10 Jan 1998)

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