Prolamin meaning

-mĭn, -mēn
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.
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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.
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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.
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(biochemistry) Any of a group of plant storage proteins, that have a high proline content, found in cereals.
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Origin of prolamin

  • prol(ine) am(monia) –in

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