glutelin


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glutelin

(glo͞o′tə-lĭn)
n.
Any of a class of simple proteins that are found in cereal grains and are soluble in dilute acids or bases. Glutelins are a major component of gluten in wheat.

glutelin

An obsolete designation for a protein that was soluble in acid and alkali solutions, but insoluble in salt water or aqueous ethanol.