fusogenic

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Adjective[edit]

fusogenic (not comparable)

  1. Facilitating fusion, especially relating to cells.
    • 2009 January 23, Thomas C. Sudhof & James E. Rothman, “Membrane Fusion: Grappling with SNARE and SM Proteins”, in Science[1], volume 323, number 5913, DOI:10.1126/science.1161748:
      Only a dozen or so SNARE combinations are fusogenic, corresponding to the known transport processes in the cell; hence, SNAREs can impart considerable specificity to membrane fusion.
  2. Of or pertaining to a fusogen.

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