Definition of proteinoid in English:

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proteinoid

Pronunciation: /ˈprōtnˌoid/ /ˈprōˌtēn-/

noun

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

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Syllabification: pro·tein·oid

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