prolamin

noun pro·la·min \ ˈprō-lə-mən , -ˌmēn \
variants: or prolamine

Definition of prolamin

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

Origin and Etymology of prolamin

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


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prolamin

noun pro·la·min
variants: or prolamine play \ˈprō-lə-mən, -ˌmēn\

medical Definition of prolamin

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

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