Definition of ribophorin in English:

ribophorin

Pronunciation /ˌrʌɪbə(ʊ)ˈfɔːrɪn/

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a number of membrane proteins involved in binding ribosomes to the rough endoplasmic reticulum during protein synthesis.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of Cell Biology. From ribo- + -phore + -in.