metalloprotein

[mĭ-tăl′ō-prōtēn′]

n.

A protein containing a metal ion within its structure.

Nearby words

  1. metallograph,
  2. metallography,
  3. metalloid,
  4. metallophone,
  5. metalloporphyrin,
  6. metallotherapy,
  7. metallothionein,
  8. metallurgist,
  9. metallurgy,
  10. metalmark


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