/ (ˈprəʊləˌmiːn, -mɪn, prəʊˈlæmiːn) /
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any of a group of simple plant proteins, including gliadin, hordein, and zein
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Word Origin for prolamine
C20: from prol (ine) + am (monia) + -ine ²
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Medical definitions for prolamine
Any of a class of simple proteins found in the seeds of wheat, rye, and other grains that are insoluble in water and neutral salt solutions but are soluble in dilute acids and alkalis.
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