conjugated protein


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n conjugated protein a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances
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In literature:

Protein molecules are very large and, in the case of the so-called "conjugated proteins" in particular, their structure is very complex.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

In news:

Therapeutic monoclonal antibodies can be conjugated with a variety of molecules including small-molecule drugs, radionuclides, peptides, other proteins (protein toxins, enzymes, cytokines), and polyethylene glycol.
The vaccine is composed of a chemical conjugate of EGF and a carrier protein (rP64k), designed to trigger an anti-EGF antibody response.

In science:

Nanotube molecular transporters: Internalization of carbon nanotube-protein conjugates into mammalian cells. J.
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery