Definition of Compound protein
1. Noun. A protein complex combining amino acids with other substances.
Generic synonyms: Protein
Specialized synonyms: Glycoprotein, Haemoprotein, Hemoprotein, Lipoprotein
Medical Definition of Compound protein
1. A protein that contains atleast one prosthetic group. (09 Oct 1997)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Compound Protein
Literary usage of Compound protein
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"If compound proteins differ in their biological specificity from their constituents, then a compound protein should represent a new Antigen giving rise to ..."
2. The Physical Chemistry of the Proteins by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1918)
"a compound protein should represent a new antigen giving rise to antibodies for itself as distinguished from the antibodies for its constituents. ..."
3. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"Hemoglobin is a compound protein, consisting of a protein group (globin) and a ... The hematin is, therefore, presumably acid, and the compound protein, ..."
4. Physiological chemistry: A Text-book and Manual for Students by Albert Prescott Mathews (1916)
"... compound Protein. Qf the protein These compounds are dissociable and the carbonic acid is easily recovered from this union. In all these ways, then, ..."
5. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten (1911)
"It can be extracted from the gland by a physiological salt solution, and is precipitated by acetic acid. Besides this compound protein the pancreas must ..."