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prolamin

noun pro·la·min \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

Definition of prolamin

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



Variants of prolamin

or

prolamine

play \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

Origin and Etymology of prolamin

International Scientific Vocabulary proline + ammonia + 1-in, 2-ine


First Known Use: 1908


Medical Dictionary

prolamin

noun pro·la·min

Medical Definition of prolamin

  1. :  any of various simple proteins that are found especially in the seeds of grasses and are soluble in alcohol



Variants of prolamin

or

prolamine

\ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\play play

Learn More about prolamin

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of prolamin Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about prolamin


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