apoprotein

When a protein can exist as a complex between polypeptide and a second moiety of non-polypeptide nature, the term apo-protein is sometimes used to refer to the molecule divested of the latter. For example, ferritin lacking its ferric hydroxide core may be referred to as apoferritin.

apoprotein

<protein> When a protein can exist as a complex between polypeptide and a second moiety of nonpolypeptide nature, the term apo protein is sometimes used to refer to the molecule divested of the latter. For example: ferritin lacking its ferric hydroxide core may be referred to as apoferritin. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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apoprotein

(ap″o-pro┬┤tēn) the protein portion of a molecule or complex consisting of a protein molecule joined to a nonprotein protein molecule or molecules (such as a lipoprotein).
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apoprotein

(from the article `lipid`) The nine classes of apoproteins listed in the table are synthesized in the mucosal cells of the intestine and in the liver, with the liver accounting ...
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apoprotein

Type: Term Pronunciation: ap′ō-prō′tēn Definitions: 1. A polypeptide chain (protein) that has not yet formed a complex with the prosthetic group required to form the active holoprotein.
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