Definition of Sclerotin

1. Noun. (protein) the crosslinked protein component of the cuticles of insects ¹

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Definition of Sclerotin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sclerotin

sclerotin (current term)
sclerotium disease
sclerotium rot

Literary usage of Sclerotin

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1877)
"8,) has been able to isolate a substance from ergot which, from iis slightly acid peculiarities, he calls sclerotin acid. It is without, taste and odor, ..."

2. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"To this substance he assigned the name " sclerotin." The later researches of Braconnot'on the jelly-forming constituents of fruits and tubers were published ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1880)
"... picro- sclerotin in its action on the spinal marrow; both are readily decomposed, and they behave similarly towards sulphuric acid and towards ..."

4. A Manual of Chemistry, on the Basis of Professor Brande's: Containing the by William Thomas Brande (1828)
"... giganteum,\\ a fungus common in the sandy barrens of the Southern states, and to which he gave the name sclerotin. It is readily soluble in a solution ..."

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