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Definition of "nucleolin" [nucleolin]

  • A eukaryotic nucleolar phosphoprotein that is involved in the synthesis and maturation of ribosomes (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nucleolin" in a sentence
  • "It binds to the protein nucleolin, which is found on the surface of cancer cells."
  • "Finally, we find in many ova (but not in all) a still further point within the germinal spot, a "nucleolin," which goes by the name of the germinal point."
  • "When AS1411 binds to nucleolin on cancer cells, it is internalised and causes apoptosis through interference with various functions of nucleolin."