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mycoprotein Line breaks: myco|pro¦tein
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkə(ʊ)prəʊtiːn/

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Definition of mycoprotein in English:


[mass noun]
Protein derived from fungi, especially as produced for human consumption.
Example sentences
  • Quorn is a brand of meat-substitute foods derived from mycoprotein, a protein found in the fungi family.
  • This could control and maintain optimum growth conditions for its protein product called mycoprotein, the main ingredient in Quorn.
  • Some consumer groups alleged its central component, mycoprotein, was triggering unrecognised allergic reactions.
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