prolamine


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pro·la·min

 (prō′lə-mĭn) also pro·la·mine (-mĭn, -mēn′)
n.
Any of a class of simple proteins soluble in alcohol and usually having a high proline and glutamine content, found in the grains of cereal crops such as wheat, rye, barley, corn, and rice.

prolamine

(ˈprəʊləˌmiːn; -mɪn; prəʊˈlæmiːn)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of simple plant proteins, including gliadin, hordein, and zein
[C20: from prol(ine) + am(monia) + -ine2]
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Noun1.prolamine - a simple protein found in plants
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
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Studies have shown that quinoa has a low percentage of prolamine but have two main proteins globulin and albumin.
When these factors are present, endoscopic or endoscopic-ultrasound- (EUS) guided transmural drainage with/without stenting or percutaneous transfistulous distal pancreatic duct drainage or embolization with prolamine, ethylene-vinyl alcohol, fibrin sealant, or cyanoacrylate glue can be attempted with variable results.
Zein consists of rich prolamine protein that contains hydrophobic amino acids, proline, and glutamine.
Nucleotide and primary sequence of major rice prolamine. FEBSLett 231:308-310.
Similarly, zein prolamine is a promising protein in the food technology and food packaging area because electrospun zein nanofibers combine high biological value with good physical properties, such as high thermal resistance [3] and water entrapping enhancement [46].
Novel route to stabilization of bioactive antioxidants by encapsulation in electrospun fibers of zein prolamine. Food Hydrocol.
A mixture of zein, a hydrophobic prolamine protein derived from corn, and chitosan was electrospun to afford water insoluble nanofibers with antibacterial properties against S.