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Any of a class of simple proteins that are found in cereal grains and are soluble in dilute acids or bases. Glutelins are a major component of gluten in wheat.
(Biochemistry) any of a group of water-insoluble plant proteins found in cereals. They are precipitated by alcohol and are not coagulated by heat. Compare gliadin
[C20: See gluten, -in]