/ruy'boh nooh'klee oh proh"teen, -tee in, -nyooh'-/, n. Biochem.
a substance composed of RNA in close association with protein; a nucleoprotein containing RNA. Abbr.: RNP

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  • Ribonucleoprotein — (RNP) is a nucleoprotein that contains RNA, i.e. it is an association that combines ribonucleic acid and protein together. A few examples are known like the ribosome, the enzyme telomerase and small nuclear RNPs (snRNPs) which are implicated in… …   Wikipedia

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  • ribonucleoprotein — noun Date: 1940 a nucleoprotein that contains RNA …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ribonucleoprotein — A combination of ribonucleic acid and protein. * * * ri·bo·nu·cleo·pro·tein .n(y)ü klē ō prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n a nucleoprotein that contains RNA * * * ri·bo·nu·cleo·pro·tein (RNP) (ri″bo noo″kle o proґtēn) a complex of protein… …   Medical dictionary

  • ribonucleoprotein — n. complex composed of proteins bonded with ribonucleic acid, nucleoprotein containing RNA (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ribonucleoprotein — ri·bo·nu·cleo·protein …   English syllables

  • ribonucleoprotein — ri•bo•nu•cle•o•pro•tein [[t]ˌraɪ boʊˌnu kli oʊˈproʊ tin, ti ɪn, ˌnyu [/t]] n. biochem. a substance composed of RNA in close association with protein; a nucleoprotein containing RNA Abbr.: RNP • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

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