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 (prōt′n-oid′, prō′tē-noid′)
A proteinlike polypeptide formed abiotically from amino acid mixtures in the presence of heat, thought to resemble early evolutionary forms of protein.
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Therefore, the objectives of this study were to: i) evaluate the thermal gelation properties and level of thermal protein denaturation of actomyosin extracted from normal and PSE-like chicken breast meat, and ii) investigate changes in the molecular forces during thermal-induced gelling formation to further improve the understanding of the variations of functional properties between normal and PSE-like chicken breast meat.
To develop edible biopolymer films from gelatin that had been extracted from trout skin, the researchers used thermal protein denaturation conditions and a plasticizer--glycerol--as variables.
The products contain a special conditioning agent called protective thermal protein complex, which includes protein and panthenol to strengthen and moisturize hair, and vitamin E to act as an antioxidant.
Indeed, Fox's "thermal protein first paradigm" runs counter to a central tenet of cellular biology--namely, that nucleic acids had to exist before any cell could arise that could properly be called living.