[bahy-uh-juh n, -jen]
- a hypothetical protein molecule, large and unstable, once assumed to be basic to fundamental biological processes.
Origin of biogen
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Naturally, this does not exclude a very complicated chemical structure in the large plastidule or biogen as a single molecule.The Wonders of Life
The explanation is thus carried back to the complicated constitution of biogen molecules in various living cells of the body.
- a hypothetical protein assumed to be the basis of the formation and functioning of body cells and tissues