the nonprotein acid constituent of a conjugate protein, as the heme group of hemoglobin.
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Origin of prosthetic group
First recorded in 1895–1900
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the nonprotein component of a conjugated protein, such as the lipid group in a lipoprotein
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The nonprotein component of a conjugated protein, as the heme in hemoglobin.
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The nonprotein component of a conjugated protein, as the heme group in hemoglobin.
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