Definition of Permease

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any of several enzymes that transport membrane proteins. ¹



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Definition of Permease

1. a catalyzing agent [n -S]

Medical Definition of Permease

1. General term for a membrane protein that increases the permeability of the plasma membrane to a particular molecule, by a process not requiring metabolic energy. See: facilitated diffusion. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Permease

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Literary usage of Permease

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... (EG 3.2.1.23) lac permease Galactokinase (EC 2.7.1.6) Glycerol kinase (EC 2.7.1.30) o-Glycerol phosphate permease L-Arabinose permease Fructose enzyme ..."

2. Thin Polymer and Phospholipid Films for Biosensors: Characterisation with by Torbjorn Tjarnhage (1997)
"Klee, B., John, E. & Jähnig, F. A biosensor based on the membrane protein lactose permease. Sensors and Actuators B, 7, 376-379. (1992). 29. ..."

3. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, Mexico '96 Workshop, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco Bolívar (1997)
"There is little logic in assuming that a coliform such as a strain of Enterobacter cloacae which possesses the enzyme lactose permease is of any more health ..."

4. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Wu, J., and Kaback, HR Cysteine 148 in the lactose permease of Escherichia coli is a component of a substrate binding site. 2. ..."

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