ribonuclear protein


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ribonuclear protein (RNP)

[rī′bōno̅o̅′klē·ər]
Etymology: ribose; L, nucleus, nut kernel; Gk, proteios, first rank
a conjugated protein consisting of a protein molecule and a nucleic acid.
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