Definition of nucleolin in English:

nucleolin

noun

Biochemistry
  • Specifically. A protein found abundantly in the nucleoli of cells, associated with the transcription of ribosomal RNA and the assembly of ribosomes.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From nucleolus + -in.

Pronunciation

nucleolin

/njuːˈklɪəlɪn//ˌnjuːklɪˈəʊlɪn/