polyprotein

noun

: a large protein that is cleaved into separate smaller proteins with different biological functions

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“Polyprotein.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyprotein. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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