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proteinoid Syllabification: pro·tein·oid
Pronunciation: /ˈprōtnˌoid/ /ˈprōˌtēn-/

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Definition of proteinoid in English:


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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