Any of a class of simple proteins soluble in alcohol and usually having a high proline and glutamine content, found in the grains of cereal crops such as wheat, rye, barley, corn, and rice.
Origin of prolaminprol(ine) + am(monia) + –in.
- (biochemistry) Any of a group of plant storage proteins, that have a high proline content, found in cereals
Variant of prolamine
any of a class of proteins found esp. in the seeds of cereals, insoluble in water and absolute alcohol, but soluble in 70% alcohol
Origin of prolamineprol(ine) + amine