CALMODULIN

n. a messenger protein which binds calcium ions and participates in calcium-regulated processes such as muscle contraction and neurochemical activity. Also, refers to a supplement taken in for athritis, osteoporosis, and other bone-related diseases.

CALMODULIN: "Calmodulin is best described as a calcium-binding messenger protein."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CALMODULIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calmodulin/ (accessed November 25, 2020).
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