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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 pro·la·mine play \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

Origin 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 seeds and are insoluble in dehydrated alcohol or water



Variants of prolamin

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

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