carotenoprotein

ca·rot·en·o·pro·tein

(ka-rot'en-ō-prō'tēn),
A protein with a covalently-bound carotenoid.
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Photophysical properties of xanthophylls in carotenoproteins from human retina.
Carotenoproteins from processing discards of shellfish have also been isolated using enzyme-assisted separation techniques [14].
In all cases the products obtained included carotenoid and/or carotenoproteins.