Definition of Luteins

1. lutein [n] - See also: lutein



Lexicographical Neighbors of Luteins

luteinising
luteinising hormone releasing factor
luteinization
luteinizations
luteinize
luteinized
luteinizes
luteinizing
luteinizing hormone
luteinizing hormone-releasing factor
luteinizing hormone/follicle-stimulating hormone-releasing factor
luteinizing principle
luteinoma
luteins (current term)
lutelike
lutembacher's syndrome
lutembacher syndrome
lutenist
lutenists
luteo-
luteocobalt
luteocobaltic
luteogenic
luteohormone
luteol
luteolin
luteolins
luteolysin

Literary usage of Luteins

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Carotin: The Principal Natural Yellow Pigment of Milk Fat; Chemical and by Leroy Sheldon Palmer (1913)
"The luteins.—We will now direct our attention to a review of the literature bearing upon the yellow pigments of so-called animal origin. ..."

2. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"The luteins withstand the action of alkalies so that they are not changed when we remove the fats present by means of saponification. ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by John Gray McKendrick (1888)
"These are all luteins. They give in the solid state a blue or green colour with strong nitric and sulphuric ..."

4. Legal Medicine and Toxicology by Robert Leonard Emerson (1909)
"The coloring matter belongs to the luteins or fat coloring matters. The serum and plasma both contain potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, chlorin, ..."

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