Of, pertaining to, or consisting of protein

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  • Proteinaceous — Pro te*i*na *ceous, a. (Physiol. Chem.) Of or related to protein; albuminous; proteid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proteinaceous — [pro΄tē nā′shəs, prōtē ə nā′shəs] adj. of, having to do with, or resembling protein * * * See protein. * * * …   Universalium

  • proteinaceous — [pro΄tē nā′shəs, prōtē ə nā′shəs] adj. of, having to do with, or resembling protein …   English World dictionary

  • proteinaceous — Resembling a protein; possessing, to some degree, the physicochemical properties characteristic of proteins. * * * pro·tein·aceous .prōt ən ā shəs, .prō .tēn , .prōt ē ən adj of, relating to, resembling, or being protein <proteinaceous… …   Medical dictionary

  • proteinaceous — adjective relating to or of the nature of protein • Pertains to noun: ↑protein • Derivationally related forms: ↑protein * * * |prōˌtē|nāshəs, |prōd.ēə̇|n adjective Etymology: protein (I) + aceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • proteinaceous — adjective Date: circa 1844 of, relating to, containing, resembling, or being protein …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • proteinaceous — Of, relating to, resembling, or being protein …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • proteinaceous — pro·tein·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • proteinaceous infectious particle — Believed to be the agent responsible for the class of diseases called spongiform encephalopathies, including scrapie in sheep, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE; mad cow disease) in cattle and CJD in humans. It is an abnormal form of a brain… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • protein — proteinaceous /proh tee nay sheuhs, tee i nay /, proteinic, proteinous, adj. /proh teen, tee in/, n. 1. Biochem. any of numerous, highly varied organic molecules constituting a large portion of the mass of every life form and necessary in the… …   Universalium

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