nucleoprotein definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several buildings composed of protein and nucleic acid and discovered in nuclei and cytoplasm of all of the residing cells, such as chromatin and ribosomes, and in viruses.
    • Any complex of a nucleic acid and a protein
    • A nucleo-al-bumin or a nucleoproteid.
    • any one of a number of substances based in the nuclei of most living cells; is composed of a protein bound to a nucleic acid

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