phosphoprotein

[fos-foh-proh-teen, -tee-in]
noun Biochemistry.
a protein, as casein or ovalbumin, in which one or more hydroxyl groups of serine, threonine, or tyrosine are hydroxylated.

Origin:
1905–10; phospho- + protein

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phosphoprotein (ˌfɒsfəˈprəʊtiːn)
 
n
any of a group of conjugated proteins, esp casein, in which the protein molecule is bound to phosphoric acid

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phosphoprotein phos·pho·pro·tein (fŏs'fō-prō'tēn', -tē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.

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phosphoprotein   (fŏs'fō-prō'tēn')  Pronunciation Key 
Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.
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Casein is the predominant phosphoprotein found in fresh milk.
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