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Medical Term:

docking protein


protein involved in the process of translating proteins that are to be secreted from the cell; translation is arrested until the growing polypeptide chain that is complexed by a specific particle (signal recognition particle) comes in contact with this integral protein of the endoplasmic reticulum.

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