Definitions for mucoproteinˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn

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mu•co•pro•teinˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn(n.)

  1. a protein that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.

    Category: Biochemistry

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  1. mucoprotein(Noun)

    Any of a group of widely-distributed natural compounds that exist as complexes of proteins with mucopolysaccharides


  1. Mucoprotein

    A mucoprotein is a glycoprotein composed primarily of mucopolysaccharides. It can be found in the synovial fluid of the knees.


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