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A protein, such as a globulin or histone, that yields only amino acids upon hydrolysis.
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|Noun||1.||simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed|
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"
actin - one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
globin, haematohiston, hematohiston - a colorless protein obtained by removing heme from hemoglobin; the oxygen carrying compound in red blood cells
glutelin - a simple protein found in the seeds of cereals
histone - a simple protein containing mainly basic amino acids; present in cell nuclei in association with nucleic acids
prolamine - a simple protein found in plants
protamine - a simple protein found in fish sperm; rich in arginine; simpler in composition than globulin or albumin; counteracts the anticoagulant effect of heparin