glutelin

[gloot-l-in]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a group of simple proteins of vegetable origin, especially one from wheat.

Origin:
1905–10; perhaps alteration of glutenin. See gluten, -in2

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glutelin (ˈɡluːtɪlɪn)
 
n
Compare gliadin any of a group of water-insoluble plant proteins found in cereals. They are precipitated by alcohol and are not coagulated by heat
 
[C20: See gluten, -in]

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Some glutelin proteins become soluble in alcohol when a disulfide-reducing agent is present.
Extraction and structure studies on corn glutelin proteins.
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