a simple protein of the prolamin class, found in barley grain.
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Examples of these proteins may be seen in the gliadin of wheat, zein of corn, and hordein of barley.Dietetics for Nurses | Fairfax T. Proudfit
British Dictionary definitions for hordein
a simple protein, rich in proline, that occurs in barley
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