Laminarin definition

lămə-nârĭn
A polymer of glucose and mannitol that is the main form of food storage of brown algae.
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A polymer of glucose that is the main form of food storage in brown algae.
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A polymer of glucose that is stored as food in brown algae.
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(biochemistry) A glucan produced by some brown algae.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
laminarin
Plural:
laminarins

Origin of laminarin

  • laminar(ia) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition