Medical Dictionary

scleroprotein

noun sclero·pro·tein
\ˌskler-ō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Definition of SCLEROPROTEIN

:  any of various proteins (as collagen and keratin) that occur especially in connective and skeletal tissues, are usually insoluble in aqueous solvents, and are resistant to chemical reagents—called also albuminoid
March 28, 2015
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