simple protein

noun Biochemistry.
a protein that yields only amino acids and no other major products when hydrolyzed (contrasted with conjugated protein ).

Origin:
1920–25

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simple protein n.
A protein, such as a globulin, that yields only alpha-amino acids upon hydrolysis.

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The presence of simple protein in the urine, sometimes indicative of kidney disease.
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