Blend of mutate + protein.
mutein (plural muteins)
- (biochemistry) A protein with an altered amino acid sequence.
1992, Tumor Necrosis Factors:
- Isoelectric focusing (IEF) of the muteins under nondenaturing conditions confirmed this prediction (19).
1996, Protein & Peptide Letters - Aug 1996, page 237:
- All of the muteins exhibited the expected apparent molecular weight of around 25 kDa.