phosphoprotein

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noun phos·pho·pro·tein \ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprō-tē-ən\

Definition of phosphoprotein

  1. :  any of various proteins (as casein) that contain combined phosphoric acid

Circa 1908

First Known Use of phosphoprotein

circa 1908


Medical Dictionary

phosphoprotein

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noun phos·pho·pro·tein \ˌfäs-fō-ˈprō-ˌtēn, -ˈprōt-ē-ən\

Medical Definition of phosphoprotein

  1. :  any of various proteins (as casein) that contain combined phosphoric acid


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