amarantin

amarantin

(ˌæməˈræntɪn)
n
a protein contained within the amaranth seed
References in classic literature ?
Th' Angelic blast Filld all the Regions: from thir blissful Bowrs Of AMARANTIN Shade, Fountain or Spring, By the waters of Life, where ere they sate In fellowships of joy: the Sons of Light Hasted, resorting to the Summons high, And took thir Seats; till from his Throne supream Th' Almighty thus pronounced his sovran Will.
What followed next was a scientific breakthrough: Results showed that the amarantin from GE tomatoes 'had therapeutic effects similar with captopril,' a common drug prescribed for hypertensive patients.