Protein vs Norvaline - What's the difference?

protein | norvaline |


As nouns the difference between protein and norvaline

is that protein is protein while norvaline is (amino acid) an amino acid 2-amino-butanoic acid that is not found in protein.

protein

Noun

  • (biochemistry) Any of numerous large, complex naturally-produced molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids, in which the amino acid groups are held together by peptide bonds.
  • (nutrition) One of three major classes of food or source of food energy (4 kcal/gram) abundant in animal-derived foods and some vegetables, such as legumes. see carbohydrate and fat for the other two major classes
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    Synonyms

    *

    Meronyms

    * amino acid

    Coordinate terms

    * carbohydrate * fat

    Derived terms

    * green fluorescent protein * proteinic * proteinous

    References

    norvaline

    English

    Noun

  • (amino acid) An amino acid 2-amino-butanoic acid that is not found in protein