• Pronunciation Video of protein

  • Pronunciation of protein: P R OW1 T IY0 N ('proĘŠtin)

  • Number of syllables of protein: 2

  • Definition of protein

    • (n): any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk a  
  • Examples of protein

    • In 1988, the government finally bans animal protein from all ruminant feed.  
    • Animating proteins is useful to gain an idea of the 3D structure.  
    • The gene is not the protein and and the protein is not the gene.  
    • This hampers the secretion of the protein from the cell.  
    • A protein in the food is the most common allergic component.  
    • Protein and fat available in the food are converted to glucose in the body.  
    • Collagen is the protein that binds the cells of the dermis together.  
    • The classic assay for protein concentration in food is the Kjeldahl method.  
    • Prickle is another protein in the planar cell polarity signaling pathway.  
    • Antifreeze proteins are required.  

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