glutenin

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glutenin

(ˈɡluːtənɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a type of protein found in certain cereals

glu•ten•in

(ˈglut n ɪn)
n.
a simple protein of cereal grains that imparts adhesive properties to flour.
[1890–1900; gluten + -in1]
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This is due to the deactivation of alpha-amylase which is retained by glutenine in quantities that become larger as glutenine becomes larger.