(Learning Modules / Biology / DNA / Glossary) Long-chained molecules used to build and repair cells, made of one or more chains of amino acids
A complex polymer made by linking together amino acid molecules. Proteins sometimes contain non-amino acid components such as metal ions or porphyrin rings embedded within. Found on http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/glossary/p.shtml
a type of organic compound normally consisting of one or more amino acid chains, essential to all living organisms
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An energy yielding nutrient.Found on http://www.dietcenter.com/temps/resources/terms.cfm
Proteins (z or z) are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. Proteins perform a vast array of functions within living organisms, including catalyzing metabolic reactions, replicating DNA, responding to stimuli, and transporting molecules from one location to another. Proteins di...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protein
(Gr. protos first) any of a group of complex organic compounds which contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and usually sulphur, the characteristic element being nitrogen, and which are widely distributed in plants and animals. Proteins, the principal constituents of the protoplasm of all cells, are of high molecular weight and consist essen.....Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio72.html
(pro´tēn) any large organic compound made from one or more polypeptides (chains of amino acids joined by peptide linkages between the amino group of one and the carboxylic acid group of the next). The primary structure of a polypeptide chain is the sequence of amino acids and is determined by the sequence of bases ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(PRO-teen) One of the three nutrients that provides calories to the body. Protein is an essential nutrient that helps build many parts of the body, including muscle, bone, skin, and blood. Protein provides 4 calories per gram and is found in foods like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, beans, nuts, and tofu.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21513
- any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cellsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=protein
• (n.) In chemical analysis, the total nitrogenous material in vegetable or animal substances, obtained by multiplying the total nitrogen found by a factor, usually 6.25, assuming most proteids to contain approximately 16 per cent of nitrogen. • (n.) A body now known as alkali albumin, but originally considered to be the basis of all albu...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/protein/
<biochemistry> Any of a group of complex organic compounds which contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and usually sulphur, the characteristic element being nitrogen and which are widely distributed in plants and animals. ... Proteins, the principal constituents of the protoplasm of all cells, are of high molecular weight and consist ess...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk a...Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=protein
Type: Term Pronunciation: prō′tēn, prōo′tē-in Definitions: 1. Macromolecules consisting of long sequences of α-amino acids [H2
N-CHR-COOH] in peptide (amide) linkage (elimination of H2
O between the α-NH2
and α-COOH of successive residues). Protein ...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=72934
A substance that is found in meat, dairy products and eggs, and is needed for growth.
Example: A good source of protein in food is soya.
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Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body. They are one of the building blocks of body tissue, and can also serve as a fuel source. As a fuel, proteins contain 4 kcal per gram, just like carbohydrates and unlike lipids, which contain 9 kcal per gram. The most important aspect and defining characteristic of protein from ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protein_(nutrient)
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Large, complex, biologically-important molecules composed of amino acids joined by peptide bonds. The number of amino acids used can be many hundreds. There are 20 different amino acids and they can be joined in any order. Proteins are essential to all living organisms. As enzymes they regulate ...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0007882.html
[ Greek prw^tos
first: confer prwtei^on
the first place.] (Physiol. Chem.)
A body now known as alkali albumin, but originally considered to be the basis of all albuminous substances, whence its name. Protein crystal
. (Botany) See Cry...
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1. One of the three main nutrients in food. Foods that provide protein include meat, poultry, fish, cheese, milk, dairy
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A biological polymer formed by condensation reactions among a set of 20 different amino acids.
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A category of organic macromolecules composed of many amino acids chemically bound together.
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a class of biochemicals made from amino acids in specific sequences. Proteins can be very large molecules with very specific shapes in folds and sheets, etc. They have three prominent functions in the body. Some varieties are, save for bone, the structural components of cells and so of the body. Other varieties are enzymes, which coordinate the che...
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a complex organic compound consisting of a sequence of amino acids folded in a specific configuration. Proteins are major components of living cells and are essential for bodily growth and repair.
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A complex polymer made by linking together amino acid molecules. Proteins sometimes contain non-amin
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A compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen arranged into amino acids linked in a c
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A food source of nitrogen based substances from plants and animals.
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