Definition of Glutenin

1. Noun. (protein) The glutelin protein of wheat ¹

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Definition of Glutenin

1. a protein of cereal grains that gives adhesiveness to bread dough [n -S]

Medical Definition of Glutenin

1. A simple protein (a type of glutelin) found in wheat. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glutenin

gluteal ridge
gluteal surface of ilium
gluteal tuberosity
gluteal vein
gluteal veins
glutei maximi
gluten-free diet
gluten bread
gluten enteropathy
glutenin (current term)
gluteofemoral bursa
gluteus maximus
gluteus maximus gait
gluteus medius
gluteus medius bursae

Literary usage of Glutenin

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1. The Proteins of the Wheat Kernel by Thomas Burr Osborne (1907)
"glutenin is next in importance to gliadin, for in most varieties of flour it is present in nearly equal amount. It is so nearly insoluble in water and ..."

2. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), Royal Canadian Institute (1904)
"PROPERTIES OF glutenin. glutenin is almost completely insoluble in salt ... Experimental evidence seems to show that glutenin exists as such in the wheat ..."

3. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"glutenin.—Is the proteid which is left after dissolving the gliadin from the gluten with dilute alcohol. It is distinguished from gliadin by its lesser ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"This ratio of gliadin to glutenin has been used tentatively, as an index of the gluten quality. So far as the writer has been enabled to have this index ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1898)
"Thus, when freshly precipitated and in the hydrated state, glutenin is extremely ... In this condition, glutenin is also soluble in the slightest excess of ..."

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