Definition of cytosolic in English:

cytosolic

adjective

Biology
  • See cytosol

    • ‘Most biotic and abiotic stresses elicit an increase in cytosolic free calcium concentrations.’
    • ‘Protein was determined in both microsomal and cytosolic fractions using the Lowry procedure.’
    • ‘The metabolism of this drug is primarily through reduction by cytosolic enzymes in the liver.’
    • ‘Pollen tube growth is arrested by a cascade of events associated with an increase in cytosolic calcium and a disruption of the cytoskeleton.’
    • ‘Cytoskeletal proteins are recruited from the cytosolic pool to the cell cortex, thereby reinforcing it.’
    • ‘The increase in cytosolic calcium, released from the mitochondria and influx from the apoplast, contributes to this gene regulation.’

Pronunciation

cytosolic

/ˌsʌɪtəʊˈsɒlɪk/