compound protein


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Noun1.compound 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