Ribonucleoprotein



[rahy-boh-noo-klee-oh-proh-teen, -tee-in, -nyoo-] /ˌraɪ boʊˌnu kli oʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn, -ˌnyu-/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a substance composed of RNA in close association with protein; a nucleoprotein containing RNA.
Abbreviation: RNP.

ribonucleoprotein ri·bo·nu·cle·o·pro·tein (rī’bō-nōō’klē-ō-prō’tēn, -tē-ĭn, -nyōō’-)
n.

Abbr. RNP A nucleoprotein that contains RNA.

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