conjugated protein


noun Biochemistry.

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

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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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Medical 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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Scientific 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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