mutein

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of mutate +‎ protein.

Noun[edit]

mutein (plural muteins)

  1. (biochemistry) A protein with an altered amino acid sequence.
    • 1992, Tumor Necrosis Factors[1]:
      Isoelectric focusing (IEF) of the muteins under nondenaturing conditions confirmed this prediction (19).
    • 1996, Protein & Peptide Letters - Aug 1996[2], page 237:
      All of the muteins exhibited the expected apparent molecular weight of around 25 kDa.

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