Diet – protein; Complete protein; Incomplete protein
Definition of Protein in diet
Proteins are complex organic compounds. The basic structure of protein is a chain of amino acids.
A.D.A.M. Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Greg Juhn, MTPW, David R. Eltz. Previously reviewed by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine (5/2/2009). – 7/21/2009