membrane transport protein

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membrane transport protein

a PROTEIN that can transport specific MOLECULES across MEMBRANES which would otherwise not be permeable to them.
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Research in his laboratory has included cloning of transport genes from Candida albicans, leading to the detection of two new families of eukaryotic membrane transport proteins, research that has particular significance to drug design and delivery.
Ganapathy's areas of active research is cell membrane transport proteins and the role they play in the cellular transport and metabolism of nutrients.

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