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o·val·bu·min

(ō'văl-byū'min),
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin

albumen

(ăl-byo͞o′mən)
n.
1. The white of an egg, which consists mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
2. See albumin.

al·bu·min

(al-bū'min)
A type of simple protein, varieties of which are widely distributed throughout the tissues and fluids of plants and animals; albumin is soluble in pure water, precipitable from solution by strong acids, and coagulable by heat in acid or neutral solution.
[L. albumen (-min-), the white of egg]

o·val·bu·min

(ōv'al-bū'min)
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin.

albumen

1. A nutritive substance surrounding a developing EMBRYO, as in the white of an egg.
2. ALBUMIN.

albumen

or

egg white

a solution of protein in water which is secreted by the oviduct of birds and some reptiles. Albumen surrounds the embryo and yolk which it cushions within the shell of the egg. It is eventually absorbed by the embryo as food.

albumen

the white of the egg; typically comprising 60% of a bird egg. It consists of a middle dense layer surrounded by an inner liquid layer and an outer liquid layer. It surrounds the yolk and is surrounded by the egg membrane and shell.
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Although total egg weight was not significantly affected by energy level, the percentage of the egg weight that comprised the albumen and the yolk as well as yolk weight and yolk to albumen ratio was significantly lower for the unsupplemented moderate energy diet than the high energy diet.
Haugh units were calculated from the recorded egg weights and albumen heights using the formula: HU = 100 [log.
Egg yolks were completely separated from the albumen, adhering white and chalazae; then weighted, pooled and mixed.
There was no effect of dietary treatment on the egg shape index, eggshell thickness, eggshell breaking strength, eggshell pigment, albumen height (data not shown), and Haugh unit of the albumen.
Most of albumen is water soluble and globular proteins (Watanabe et al.
The annual production capacity is 100 tons of nanometer level biologic powder body, including four main classes of plant element; propagation albumen, hydrolytic mineral, and substance and activity enriching fungi).
2008) observed that, with the increased amounts of dietary CLA up to 5%, percentage of yolks was decreased while that for albumen was increased.
His work has had a major impact on the development of pharmaceutical proteins, such as a vaccine against hepatitis B; human serum albumen, a component for an artificial blood plasma; and the anti- angiogenic proteins, angiostatin and endostatin, that have garnered attention for their potential anti-cancer properties.
The egg qualities including egg weight, eggshell strength and thickness, yolk color, yolk weight, albumen height, and Haugh unit were also not improved.
Vitamin C or propolis supplementation did not affect either the percentage shape index, yolk index or haugh unit and albumen index (p>0.
This subsidiary will allow the company to consolidate its position as one of the main suppliers of albumen to the bio-technological industry and, with the successful launch of its intravenous immunoglobulin, Flebogamma(R), can be expected to achieve a significant market share.