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Protein Definition

A group of complex organic macromolecules composed of one or more chains (linear polymers) of alpha-L-amino acids linked by peptide bonds and ranging in size from a few thousand to over 1 million Daltons. Proteins are fundamental genetically encoded components of living cells with specific structures and functions dictated by amino acid sequence.

Protein Synonyms

Protein, Protein (NOS), Proteins

Terms in Protein category

Imprinted Protein
Protein Complex Subunit
Protein Family
Protein Organized by Function
Protein Organized by Location
Protein Organized by Origin
Protein Organized by Structure

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