Origin of zein
Examples from the Web for zein
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
The protein of wheat is called gluten—that of Indian corn is zein—that of beans and peas is legumin.The Elements of Agriculture|George E. Waring
The protein of corn, zein, for example, was shown to be incapable of supporting life.
When he beheld her, she pleased him and he turned to Zein ul Asnam and said to him.Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp|John Payne
Zein, the principal protein of corn contains no glycine, lysine, or tryptophane.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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Word Origin for zein
Word Origin and History for zein
1822, from zea, Late Latin name for "spelt," from Greek zeia.