Examples of these proteins may be seen in the gliadin of wheat, zein of corn, and hordein of barley.
When he beheld her, she pleased him and he turned to zein ul Asnam and said to him.
When he came in to zein ul Asnam, the latter rose to him and received him with the utmost reverence.
The protein of corn, zein, for example, was shown to be incapable of supporting life.
The protein of wheat is called gluten—that of Indian corn is zein—that of beans and peas is legumin.
zein, the principal protein of corn contains no glycine, lysine, or tryptophane.
zein ul Asnam was amazed at this and said to his mother, "How came my father by these things?"
1822, from zea, Late Latin name for "spelt," from Greek zeia.