Definition of phosphoprotein in English:

phosphoprotein

Syllabification: phos·pho·pro·tein
Pronunciation: /ˌfäsfōˈprōtēn
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • A protein that contains phosphorus (other than in an associated nucleic acid or phospholipid).
    More example sentences
    • Next we examine how multisite phosphorylation of key phosphoproteins in the various feedback loops influence dynamical behaviors using the random parameter search method.
    • In particular, work on vesicular stomatitis viruses has shown that the phosphoprotein, or P protein, interacts directly with the polymerase and nucleoproteins and plays a role in transcription and replication.
    • The wild-type P53 protein is a nuclear phosphoprotein coded by the P53 tumor-suppressor gene.

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