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A compound, such as hemoglobin, that is made up of a protein molecule and a nonprotein prosthetic group.
(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
a complex protein, as a lipoprotein, combining amino acids with other substances.
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|Noun||1.||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
lipoprotein - a conjugated protein having a lipid component; the principal means for transporting lipids in the blood