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simple protein

noun, Biochemistry
a protein that yields only amino acids and no other major products when hydrolyzed (contrasted with conjugated protein).
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  • The presence of simple protein in the urine, sometimes indicative of kidney disease.
simple protein in Medicine

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

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