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metaprotein

BIOINFORMATICS

A hypothetical protein which may contain peptides from multiple proteins and is representative of the activity of a protein-related pathway, rather than a specific protein or proteins.

Reference BMC Bioinformatics 2012, 13:74 doi:10.1186/1471-2105-13-74

CHEMISTRY

A nonspecific term for a protein that is soluble in weak acids or bases, but not at a neutral pH

Synonym Metaglobulin 

Reference American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Ed, 2000, Houghton Mifflin Co

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