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apoprotein

/ (ˈæpəˌprəʊtiːn) /
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noun

biochem any conjugated protein from which the prosthetic group has been removed, such as apohaemoglobin (the protein of haemoglobin without its haem group)

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Medical definitions for apoprotein

apoprotein
[ ăp′ə-prōtēn′ ]

n.

A polypeptide that combines with a prosthetic group to form a conjugated protein.
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