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core protein


Medical Definition of core protein

  1. :  any of various proteins that play a major structural or functional role in a large molecular complex of which they are part: asa:  an inner coat of protein that surrounds the genetic material of some virusesb:  a protein forming part of a proteoglycan and to which glycosaminoglycans attach

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