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  • 1Protein sparing — is the process by which the body derives energy from sources other than protein. Such sources can include fatty tissues, dietary fats and carbohydrates. Protein sparing conserves muscle tissue. The balance between digestible protein (DP) and… …

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  • 2Protein adulteration in the People's Republic of China — refers to the adulteration and contamination of several food and feed ingredients with inexpensive melamine and other compounds such as cyanuric acid, ammeline and ammelide. These adulterants can be used to inflate the apparent protein content of …

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  • 3Protein purification — is a series of processes intended to isolate a single type of protein from a complex mixture. Protein purification is vital for the characterisation of the function, structure and interactions of the protein of interest. The starting material is… …

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  • 4Protein S — is a vitamin K dependent plasma glycoprotein synthesized in the liver. In the circulation, Protein S exists in two forms: a free form and a complex form bound to complement protein C4b. FunctionThe best characterized function of Protein S is its… …

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  • 5Protein sequencing — Proteins are found in every cell and are essential to every biological process, protein structure is very complex: determining a protein s structure involves first protein sequencing determining the amino acid sequences of its constituent… …

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  • 6Protein combining — (also protein complementing) is a controversial theory that vegetarians, particlarly vegans, must eat certain complementary foods like beans and rice together in the same meal. The purpose of protein combining is to ensure that plant foods with… …

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  • 7Protein C inhibitor — is a serpin which limits the expression of protein C.ee also* SerpinFurther readingPBB Further reading citations = *cite journal | author=Suzuki K, Hayashi T |title=cis elements required for expression of human protein C inhibitor gene in HepG2… …

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  • 8Protein — Pro te*in, n. [Gr. prw^tos first: cf. prwtei^on the first place.] (Physiol. Chem.) any polymer of an amino acid joined by peptide (amide) bonds. Most natural proteins have alpha amino acids as the monomeric constituents. All classical enzymes are …

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  • 9Protein crystal — Protein Pro te*in, n. [Gr. prw^tos first: cf. prwtei^on the first place.] (Physiol. Chem.) any polymer of an amino acid joined by peptide (amide) bonds. Most natural proteins have alpha amino acids as the monomeric constituents. All classical… …

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  • 10protein — ► NOUN ▪ any of a class of organic compounds forming structural components of body tissues and constituting an important part of the diet. ORIGIN from Greek pr teios primary …

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  • 11Protein (nutrient) — This article is about protein as a nutrient. For protein as a class of molecule, see protein. For other uses, see bodybuilding supplement. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Proteins are polymer chains made of amino acids linked… …

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  • 12protein — proteinaceous /proh tee nay sheuhs, tee i nay /, proteinic, proteinous, adj. /proh teen, tee in/, n. 1. Biochem. any of numerous, highly varied organic molecules constituting a large portion of the mass of every life form and necessary in the… …

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  • 13Protein in nutrition — Proteins are broken down in the stomach during digestion by enzymes known as proteases into smaller polypeptides to provide amino acids for the organism, including the essential amino acids that the organism cannot biosynthesize itself. Aside… …

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  • 14Protein — Proteins are large organic compounds made of amino acids arranged in a linear chain and joined together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues. The sequence of amino acids in a protein is defined by …

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  • 15Protein C — Not to be confused with C peptide, C reactive protein, or protein kinase C. Protein C (inactivator of coagulation factors Va and VIIIa) Tertiary structure of human activated protein C (minus the Gla domain …

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  • 16Protein — A large molecule composed of one or more chains of amino acids in a specific order determined by the base sequence of nucleotides in the DNA coding for the protein. Proteins are required for the structure, function, and regulation of the body s… …

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  • 17Protein Sparing Modified Fast — The Protein Sparing Modified Fast, or PSMF, is a rapid weight loss diet usually used for the morbidly obese, and less commonly by bodybuilders.MethodologyA PSMF is a very low calorie diet. The dieter eats no more than 1000 kcal a day, usually… …

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  • 18Protein skimmer — A protein skimmer or foam fractionator is a device used mostly in saltwater aquaria to remove organic compounds from the water before they break down into nitrogenous waste. Protein skimming is the only form of filtration that physically removes… …

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  • 19protein — 01. The main source of [protein] in their diet is from fish and other seafood. 02. Peter Medawar once observed that the human mind treats a new idea the same way the body treats a strange [protein]; it rejects it. 03. People who are vegetarians… …

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  • 20protein — n. one of a group of organic compounds of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen (sulphur and phosphorus may also be present). The protein molecule is a complex structure made up of one or more chains of amino acids, which are linked by peptide… …

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