: of, relating to, containing, resembling, or being protein
Examples of proteinaceous in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebWith the aid of a high-resolution microscope, the researchers pieced together how the proteinaceous pair defend against bacteria.
Shi En Kim, Smithsonian Magazine, 20 July 2021 As Fulton explains, the layers of proteinaceous glue and paint that lend the models an aura of authenticity can shrink, delaminate and even pull away from the glass when subjected to dry conditions.
Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, 29 Aug. 2019 Bitter, salty, and the proteinaceous flavor umami all set off their own neural cascades.
Adam Rogers, WIRED, 16 May 2018
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