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the protein portion of a molecule or complex consisting of a protein molecule joined to a nonprotein protein molecule or molecules (such as a lipoprotein).
A polypeptide chain (protein) that has not yet formed a complex with the prosthetic group required to form the active holoprotein.
apoprotein/apo·pro·tein/ (ap″o-pro´tēn) the protein moiety of a molecule or complex, as of a lipoprotein.
a polypeptide chain not yet complexed to its specific prosthetic group.
apoproteinThe protein part of a biomolecular complex without its ligand or prothetic group (e.g., ferritin without ferric hydroxide = apoferritin).
A polypeptide chain (protein) not yet complexed with the prosthetic group that is necessary to form the active holoprotein.
the protein moiety of a molecule or complex, as of a lipoprotein.