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al·bu·min

 (ăl-byo͞o′mĭn)
n.
Any of a class of water-soluble proteins that are found in egg white, blood serum, milk, and many other animal and plant tissues. Also called albumen.


al·bu′mi·nous adj.

albumin

(ˈælbjʊmɪn) or

albumen

n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of simple water-soluble proteins that are coagulated by heat and are found in blood plasma, egg white, etc
[C19: from albumen + -in]

al•bu•min

or al•bu•men

(ælˈbyu mən)

n.
any of a class of simple, sulfur-containing, water-soluble proteins that coagulate when heated, occurring in egg white, milk, blood, and other animal and vegetable tissues and secretions.
(album (en) + -in1]

al·bu·min

(ăl-byo͞o′mĭn)
A class of proteins found in egg white, milk, blood, and various other plant and animal tissues. Albumins dissolve in water and form solid or semisolid masses when heated.
albumen, albumin - Albumen is the white of an egg, from Latin albus, "white"; albumin is a protein within the albumen.
See also related terms for protein.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.albumin - a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
ricin, ricin toxin - a toxic protein extracted from castor beans; used as a chemical reagent; can be used as a bioweapon; "one milligram of ricin can kill an adult"
lactalbumin - albumin occurring in milk
serum albumin - albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
Translations

al·bu·min

[MIM*103600]
n. albúmina, componente proteínico.

albumin

n albúmina
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