Monellin meaning

mōnelin, mənelən
An extremely sweet protein extracted from a W African red berry (Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii)
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(biochemistry) A sweet protein found in Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii.
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Origin of monellin

  • Monell +"Ž -in, named in 1972 after the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, USA, where it was isolated and characterized.
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