conjugated protein


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conjugated protein

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

conjugated protein

n
(Biochemistry) 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

con′jugated pro′tein


n.
a complex protein, as a lipoprotein, combining amino acids with other substances.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjugated protein - a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
glycoprotein - a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
haemoprotein, hemoprotein - a conjugated protein linked to a compound of iron and porphyrin
lipoprotein - a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood
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By ratioing the response from the two concentration detectors, the system is said to correct the limitations of using a single detector by delivering rapid determination of a true copolymer or conjugated protein concentration profile.
Goldknopf, who pioneered work in the mid 1970s by discovering Protein A24, the first ubiquitin conjugated protein, which ushered in the science of proteomics.