Definitions

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  • adj. Having a source other than protein.
  • n. That which is not a protein.

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Examples

  • “Far from containing a preponderance of “junk” – nonprotein-coding regions that supposedly perform no function – the genome is dominated by sequences rich in functional information.” p.

    Signature in the Cell: self-contradiction and repetition - The Panda's Thumb

  • "Thus, far from being dispersed sparsely, haphazardly, and inefficiently within a sea of nonfunctional sequences (one that supposedly accumulated by mutation), functional genetic information is densely concentrated on the DNA molecule." (p. 461) "Far from containing a preponderance of" junk "— nonprotein-coding regions that supposedly perform no function — the genome is dominated by sequences rich in functional information." (p. 461)

    The Memory Hole

  • A general, although arbitary, rule is that a maximum of 33% of the dietary protein can be derived from nonprotein nitrogen.

    Chapter 5

  • This deadly neurotoxin is one of the most poisonous nonprotein substances known.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • Other nutrients reported to be more highly digested in buffaloes than in cattle (Zebu) are crude fat, calcium and phosphorus, and nonprotein nitrogen.

    6 Nutrition

  • Some additional nonprotein nitrogen such as urea, and phosphorus-rich minerals and salt are purchased; these are the only imports into the unit.

    Chapter 10

  • In addition, a number of hormones turned out to be nonprotein in structure and, as far as we know, all enzymes are proteins.

    The Human Brain

  • (GWM), nonprotein sulfhydryls (NP‑SH) and malondialdehyde (MDA) were also measured in the glandular stomach of rats following ethanol administration.

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  • Alaskan beetle Upis ceramboides produces a nonprotein "antifreeze" molecule.

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  • Black line = rHBD elution curve; Dark and light gray lines represent nonprotein side products.

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