Definition of nucleoprotein in English:

nucleoprotein

Syllabification: nu·cle·o·pro·tein
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oklē-ōˈprōˌtēn
 
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noun

Biochemistry
A complex consisting of a nucleic acid bonded to a protein.
More example sentences
  • A monoclonal antibody to influenza nucleoprotein was purchased from QED Biosciences (San Diego, CA).
  • The other important proteins include the nucleoprotein closely associated with the helical RNA, phospho-protein P, matrix protein M, and L protein.
  • The biochemical composition and molecular structure of main components of the nucleoprotein complexes are currently studied in detail, whereas general principles of their supramolecular organization still remain unclear.

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