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 (ŏv′əl-byo͞o′mĭn, ō′vəl-)
The albumin of egg white.

[Alteration of Late Latin ōvī albūmen : Latin ōvī, genitive sing. of ōvum, egg; see ovum + Latin albūmen, white of an egg; see albumen.]
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(Biochemistry) the albumin or main type of protein found in egg whites
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(ˌɒv ælˈbyu mɪn, ˌoʊ væl-)

the principal protein of egg white.
[1825–35; < Late Latin ovī albūmen (Latin ovī album) egg white]
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Noun1.ovalbumin - the white part of an eggovalbumin - the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water; "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"
fixings, ingredient - food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
eggs, egg - oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
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Egg If Egg White Whole Allergen Patients sensitized to Components Extract is positive, test ovomucoid should avoid all ovalbumin (Gal d 2) and forms of egg, raw or ovomucoid (Gal d 1).
Ovalbumin specific immunoglobulin G and subclass responses through the first five years of life in relation to duration of sensitization and the development of asthma.
Analytical grades of n-hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, methanol, hydrogen peroxide, hydrochloric acid, ethanol, DPPH (1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl), epinephrine, trichloroacetic acid, thiobarbituric acid, ovalbumin, and tetanus toxoid were all obtained from Sigma Chemicals CO, USA.
Therefore, in this study, the effect of an inhaled corticosteroid, fluticasone propionate and long acting [beta]-agonist, salmetrol during and after sensitization of guinea pigs was investigated in tracheal responsiveness to ovalbumin (OA) and total and differential white blood cell (WBC) in bronchoalveolar lavage.
Ovalbumin (OVA), 3,37,5,57-tetramethylbenzidine (TMB), chloroauric acid (HAuCl4), and trisodium citrate were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (St.
0.5 mg/mL fibronectin III1-C polypeptide, 0.5 mg/mL FN, 0.5 mg/mL VN, or 0.5 mg/mL ovalbumin were incubated with trace amounts of [sup.125]-I-MGP (2.5 ng/mL, 30,000 dpm) at ambient temperature for 2 hours in 5 mM phosphate, 75 mM NaCl, 2.5 mM EDTA, and 0.05 mg/mL gelatin pH 7.4.
Inactivated Bordetella pertussis (iBp) has been used as a strong Th2 adjuvant to boost allergic responses to antigen such as house dust mite antigen (HDM), ovalbumin (OVA), and ragweed pollen in animal models of asthmatic hypersensitivity from 1968 [1-4].
Antibodies to food components, such as ovalbumin from hen's eggs or beta lactoglobulin from cow's milk, can be found in most people, but they are not the sort of antibodies that cause allergic reactions.
(4) In the early stages of disease before the tumor has spread, it may be possible to identify eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules of ovalbumin, which are characteristic of oviductal tumors.
For sensitization, on the 1st and 8th days, a 0.2 ml mixed solution, adjusted to a concentration to 5mg/ml of ovalbumin (OVA) and 15mg/ml of aluminium hydroxide, was adminisrered intraperitoneally to the mice in Group 1 and 0.2 ml saline solution to the mice in Group 2.
The immediate answers still included food sources--milk (casein), egg (ovalbumin), cheese, butter, yoghurt, bread and biscuits (gluten protein).