proteins


proteins
n. pl. [Gr. proteion, primary]
Complex organic compounds of carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen and often other elements, yielding amino acids by hydrolysis; essential in cells of all plants and animals.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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