single-cell protein(redirected from single-cell proteins)
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n. Abbr. SCP
A protein extracted from cultured algae, yeasts, or bacteria and used as a substitute for protein-rich foods, especially in animal feeds.
(Biochemistry) protein that is produced by micro-organisms fermenting in liquid or gaseous petroleum fractions or other organic substances: used as a food supplement. Abbreviation: SCP