prolamin


pro·la·min

noun \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

Definition of PROLAMIN

:  any of various simple proteins (as zein) that are found especially in grass seeds and are soluble in alcohol

Variants of PROLAMIN

pro·la·min or pro·la·mine \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

Origin of PROLAMIN

International Scientific Vocabulary proline + ammonia + 1-in, 2-ine
First Known Use: 1908

pro·la·min

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROLAMIN

: any of various simple proteins that are found especially in seeds and are insoluble in dehydrated alcohol or water

Variants of PROLAMIN

pro·la·min or pro·la·mine \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

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