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glutenin

[gloot-n-in]
noun
  1. a simple protein of cereal grains that imparts adhesive properties to flour.
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Origin of glutenin

First recorded in 1890–1900; gluten + -in1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for glutenin

Historical Examples

  • These proteins, which occur in the wheat grain in the form of gluten, are known as gliadin and glutenin.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • The gliadin imparts elasticity and tenacity, or toughness, to the gluten, and the glutenin gives it strength.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1

    Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences

  • Gluten is composed of two bodies called gliadin and glutenin.

  • A dough cannot be made of pure germ, because it contains so little of the gliadin and glutenin.

  • Both gliadin and glutenin take important parts in bread making.