Definition of proteinoid in English:

proteinoid

Syllabification: pro·tein·oid
Pronunciation: /ˈprōtnˌoid, ˈprōˌtēn-
 
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noun

Biochemistry
A polypeptide or mixture of polypeptides obtained by heating a mixture of amino acids.
More example sentences
  • The larger molecules formed in this way have been named proteinoids.

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