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glutelin

[gloot-l-in] /ˈglut l ɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a group of simple proteins of vegetable origin, especially one from wheat.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; perhaps alteration of glutenin. See gluten, -in2
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for glutelin

glutelin

/ˈɡluːtɪlɪn/
noun
1.
any of a group of water-insoluble plant proteins found in cereals. They are precipitated by alcohol and are not coagulated by heat Compare gliadin
Word Origin
C20: See gluten, -in
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