tropomyosin

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From Ancient Greek τρόπος (trópos, turn, noun) +‎ myosin.

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tropomyosin (plural tropomyosins)

  1. (biochemistry) A protein involved in muscle contraction. It is related to myosin and occurs together with troponin in the thin filaments of muscle tissue.

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