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prolamine

Definition:

a simple protein found in plants

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

prolamines

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

prolamin

Etymology:

from prol(ine) + am(monia) + -ine2
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

prolamine

any of a group of simple plant proteins, including gliadin, hordein, and zein (13 of 192 words, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/prolamine

Wikipedia:

Prolamin | Prolamines

a group of plant storage proteins having a high proline content and found in the seeds of cereal grains: wheat, barley, rye, corn, sorghum and as a minor protein, avenin in oats. They are characterised by a high glutamine and proline content and are ... (44 of 130 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Prolamin

Random House Dictionary:

prolamin [biochemistry] | prolamine

any of the class of simple proteins, as gliadin, hordein, or zein, found in grains, soluble in dilute acids, alkalis, and alcohols, and insoluble in ... (25 of 45 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/prolamin

Merriam-Webster:

prolamin | prolamine

any of various simple proteins (as zein) that are found especially in grass seeds and are soluble in alcohol (19 of 44 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/prolamin

New World Dictionary:

prolamine | prolamin

any of a class of proteins found especially in the seeds of cereals, insoluble in water and absolute alcohol, but soluble in 70% alcohol (24 of 40 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/prolamine

Wiktionary:

prolamine [biochemistry] | prolamines [plural]

any of a class of proteins, high in proline, found in the seeds of cereals (15 of 17 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/prolamine

Britannica Encyclopedia:

prolamin [protein]

any of certain seed proteins known as globulins that are insoluble in water but soluble in water-ethanol mixtures. Prolamins contain large amounts of ... (23 of 104 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/478591​/prolamin

American Heritage Dictionary:

prolamin

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 ... (27 of 45 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/prolamin

Encarta Dictionary:

prolamine | prolamines [plural]

a simple protein found in grains (6 of 25 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736619​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

prolamine

First use: 20th century

Origin: from prol(ine) + am(monia) + -ine2

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/prolamine

New World Dictionary:

prolamine

Origin: proline + "amine"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/prolamine

Merriam-Webster:

prolamin | prolamine

First use: 1908

Origin: International Scientific Vocabulary proline + ammonia + -in, -ine

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/prolamin

American Heritage Dictionary:

prolamin

Origin: "proline" + "ammonia" + "-in".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/prolamin

proline

Origin: Short for pyrrolidine, one of its constituents: "pyrrole" + "-ide" + "-ine" [entry 2].

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/proline

ammonia

Origin: New Latin, from Latin (sāl) ammōniacus, (salt) of Amen, from Greek Ammōniakos, from Ammōn, Amen (from its having been ... (19 of 30 etymology words)

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-in

Origin: Variant of "-ine" [entry 2].

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Encarta Dictionary:

prolamine | prolamines [plural]

First use: Early 20th century

Origin: proline + ammonia + -ine

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736619​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

prolamine

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "prolamine"

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the Free Dictionary:

prolamine

Audio: British English pronunciation of "prolamine"

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prolamin

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YourDictionary Audio:

prolamine

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prolamin

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

prolamin

Audio: North American pronunciation of "prolamin"

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