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glutelin

[gloot-l-in]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a group of simple proteins of vegetable origin, especially one from wheat.

Origin of glutelin

1905–10; perhaps alteration of glutenin. See gluten, -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for glutelin

glutelin

noun
  1. any of a group of water-insoluble plant proteins found in cereals. They are precipitated by alcohol and are not coagulated by heatCompare gliadin

Word Origin

C20: See gluten, -in
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