noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1907 a compound that consists of a protein (as a histone) conjugated with a nucleic acid (as a DNA) and that is the principal constituent of the hereditary material in chromosomes

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  • Nucleoprotein — A nucleoprotein is any protein that is structurally associated with nucleic acid[1] (either DNA or RNA). Many viruses harness this protein, and they are known for being host specific. That is, they find it difficult to infect species besides the… …   Wikipedia

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  • nucleoprotein — /nooh klee euh proh teen, tee in, nyooh /, n. Biochem. any of the class of conjugated proteins occurring in cells and consisting of a protein combined with a nucleic acid, essential for cell division and reproduction. [1905 10; NUCLEO + PROTEIN]… …   Universalium

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  • nucleoprotein — A complex of protein and nucleic acid, the form in which essentially all nucleic acid s exist in nature; chromosomes and viruses are largely n.. * * * nu·cleo·pro·tein .n(y)ü klē ō prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n a compound that consists of a protein (as a …   Medical dictionary

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  • nucleoprotein — nuːklɪəʊ prəʊtɪːn / nju n. substance of protein and nucleic acid present in the nucleus of a cell (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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