any of a group of proteins, fully soluble only in salt solutions, found in both animal and vegetable tissues
Origin of globulinglobul(e) + -in
Any of a class of proteins that are found extensively in blood plasma, milk, muscle, and plant seeds and that are insoluble in pure water and half saturated ammonium sulfate, soluble in dilute salt solution, and coagulable by heat.
Origin of globulinglobul(e) + –in.
- (biochemistry) Any of a group of simple proteins, soluble in water only in the presence of salts, that are coagulated by heat; one of the two parts of hæmoglobin.