- a complex protein, as a lipoprotein or metalloprotein, combining amino acids with other substances (contrasted with simple protein).
Origin of conjugated protein
First recorded in 1920–25
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- a biochemical compound consisting of a sequence of amino acids making up a simple protein to which another nonprotein group (a prosthetic group), such as a carbohydrate or lipid group, is attached
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- A compound, such as hemoglobin, made up of a protein molecule and a nonprotein prosthetic group; compound protein.
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- A compound, such as hemoglobin, made up of a protein molecule and a nonprotein prosthetic group.
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