conjugated protein


noun Biochemistry.

a complex protein, as a lipoprotein or metalloprotein, combining amino acids with other substances (contrasted with simple protein).

Nearby words

  1. conjugate of outlet,
  2. conjugate paralysis,
  3. conjugate solution,
  4. conjugated,
  5. conjugated double bond,
  6. conjugation,
  7. conjugation tube,
  8. conjugative plasmid,
  9. conjunct,
  10. conjunction

Origin of conjugated protein

First recorded in 1920–25

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British Dictionary definitions for conjugated protein

conjugated protein

noun

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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Medicine definitions for conjugated protein

conjugated protein

n.

A compound, such as hemoglobin, made up of a protein molecule and a nonprotein prosthetic group; compound protein.

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Science definitions for conjugated protein

conjugated protein

[ kŏnjə-gā′tĭd ]

A compound, such as hemoglobin, made up of a protein molecule and a nonprotein prosthetic group.
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