hordein

hordein

[hawr-dee-in]
noun Biochemistry.
a simple protein of the prolamin class, found in barley grain.

Origin:
1820–30; < French hordéine < Latin horde(um) barley + French -ine -in2

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hordein (ˈhɔːdiːɪn)
 
n
a simple protein, rich in proline, that occurs in barley
 
[C19: from French hordéine, from Latin hordeum barley + French -ine-in]

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