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Meaning of protamine

prot•a•mine

Pronunciation: (prō'tu-mēn", pro-tam'in), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a group of arginine-rich, strongly basic proteins that are not coagulated by heat, occurring primarily in the sperm of fish.
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