Nucleoprotein



[noo-klee-uh-proh-teen, -tee-in, nyoo-] /ˌnu kli əˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, ˌnyu-/

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
any of the class of conjugated occurring in cells and consisting of a combined with a nucleic acid, essential for cell division and reproduction.
/ˌnjuːklɪəʊˈprəʊtiːn/
noun
1.
a compound within a cell nucleus that consists of a protein bound to a nucleic acid

nucleoprotein nu·cle·o·pro·tein (nōō’klē-ō-prō’tēn’, -prō’tē-ĭn, nyōō’-)
n.
Any of a group of substances found in the nuclei of all living cells and in viruses and composed of a protein and a nucleic acid.

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