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  1. perforin(Noun)

    A cytolytic protein found in natural killer cells


  1. Perforin

    Perforin-1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the PRF1 gene.

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  1. Perforin

    A calcium-dependent pore-forming protein synthesized in cytolytic LYMPHOCYTES and sequestered in secretory granules. Upon immunological reaction between a cytolytic lymphocyte and a target cell, perforin is released at the plasma membrane and polymerizes into transmembrane tubules (forming pores) which lead to death of a target cell.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perforin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perforin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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