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phosphoprotein

[fos-foh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌfɒs foʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a protein, as casein or ovalbumin, in which one or more hydroxyl groups of serine, threonine, or tyrosine are hydroxylated.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; phospho- + protein
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Examples for phosphoprotein
  • Casein is the predominant phosphoprotein found in fresh milk.
British Dictionary definitions for phosphoprotein

phosphoprotein

/ˌfɒsfəˈprəʊtiːn/
noun
1.
any of a group of conjugated proteins, esp casein, in which the protein molecule is bound to phosphoric acid
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phosphoprotein in Medicine

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 in Science
phosphoprotein
  (fŏs'fō-prō'tēn')   
Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.
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