Definition of Proteid

1. n. One of a class of amorphous nitrogenous principles, containing, as a rule, a small amount of sulphur; an albuminoid, as blood fibrin, casein of milk, etc. Proteids are present in nearly all animal fluids and make up the greater part of animal tissues and organs. They are also important constituents of vegetable tissues. See 2d Note under Food.



Definition of Proteid

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A complex biomolecule predominantly made of polypeptides. Found in all living matter. ¹

2. Noun. Any organic material rich in proteid molecules considered a dietary source of essential amino acids. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A protein. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) An essential nitrogen-containing component of organic matter. ¹

5. Adjective. Of or pertaining to proteins. ¹

6. Adjective. Containing protein. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proteid

1. protein [n -S] - See also: protein

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proteid

protectorless
protectors
protectorship
protectorships
protectory
protectour
protectress
protectresses
protects
protege
protegee
protegees
proteges
protegrin
protei
proteid (current term)
proteide
proteides
proteids
proteiform
protein
protein complex
protein complexes
protein domain
protein domains
protein folding
protein kinase
protein kinases
protein molecule
protein phosphorylation

Literary usage of Proteid

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1. Food and the principles of dietetics by Robert Hutchison (1906)
"Not only so : what proteid is present in vegetable food has its value still further lowered in many cases by the defective nature of its absorption in the ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"proteid OF THE WHITE PODDED ADZUKI BEAN.1 (Phaseolus Radiatus}. ... The proteid was thus completely dissolved. The solution was filtered perfectly clear and ..."

3. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1889)
"We have seen that nitrogenous proteid material in some form or other enters into the composition of all the tissues of the body, and we have further seen ..."

4. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1899)
"We have seen that nitrogenous proteid material in some form or other enters into the composition of all the tissues of the body, and we have further seen ..."

5. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"The source of the sulphur in proteid is exclusively the sulphates absorbed ... The sulphates must certainly be reduced in the process of proteid synthesis ..."

6. The Nutrition of Man by Russell Henry Chittenden (1907)
"Utilization of proteid as a source of energy. Formation of carbohydrate from proteid. Significance of proteid metabolism. ..."

7. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1903)
"sufficient proteid are apt to become anemic, to have blueness and coldness of hands ... The small amount of proteid given in early infancy has. probably, ..."

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