Chondroprotein


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chondroprotein

[¦kän·drō′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
A protein (glycoprotein) occurring normally in cartilage.

Chondroprotein

 

a protein-carbohydrate compound of the mucoprotein type, containing chondroitinsulfuric acids as the carbohydrate component. Chondroproteins are the basic components of cartilaginous and bony tissue.