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nonprotein

(nŏn-prō′tēn) [L. non, not, + Gr. protos, first]
Any substance not derived from protein.

nonprotein

body constituents other than proteins.

nonprotein calorie
calories provided by carbohydrates or lipids.
nonprotein nitrogen
the nitrogenous constituents of the blood exclusive of the protein bodies; abbreviated NPN. Measurement of NPN is used as a test of renal function. See also nonprotein nitrogen.
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Nonprotein sulfhydryl (NPSH) levels and oxidant stress response gene expression in the respiratory tract following acetaminophen (APAP) administration.
Estimation of total protein bound and nonprotein Sulfhydryl group in tissue with Ellman s reagents.
The step head blends of protein and nonprotein molecule have been prepared with improved mechanical properties [26, 89-92], Massive chances still exist to create a new kind of blends with new characteristics, which could be used for both food and nonfood packaging.
As much as 40% of miRNA genes may lie in the introns of protein and nonprotein coding genes, or even in exons of long nonprotein-coding transcripts, which are usually found--although not exclusively--in the same orientation, and are thus often regulated together with their host genes [63].
Nonprotein nitrogen-induced ammonia toxicosis and ammoniated feed toxicity syndrome.
Leucaena leucocephala, the tree promoted for revegetation of soil, contains a toxic nonprotein amino acid in the leaves which inhibits growth of others but not its own seedlings.
Serological reactions in pneumonia with a nonprotein somatic fraction of pneumococcus.
Its gastroprotective mechanism in ethanol-induced ulcer were partly due to intensification in the endogenous production of nitric oxide, an antioxidant effect by replenishing depletion of endogenous nonprotein sulfhydryls and attenuation of tumor necrosis factor-a increase, whereas in indomethacin ulcer, it is partly due to a reduction in the plasma level of leukotriene B(4).
Effect of nonprotein polymers on water-uptake properties offish protein-based hydrogel.
Determination of cellular levels of nonprotein thiols in phytoplankton and their correlations with susceptibility to mercury.