prolamine


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prolamin

, prolamine (prō′lă-mĭn, -mēn]) [ prol(ine) + am(monia)]
A class of vegetable proteins found in seeds and cereal grains (such as wheat, rye, barley, and corn) that contain high levels of glutamic acid and proline.

prolamine

a globular protein, e.g. zein in maize grain.
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This research has indicated, for example, that many ribosomal proteins and histone genes were found in growth-phase callus while genes encoding globulin and seed storage proteins such as glutelin and prolamine were identified in ripening panicles.
The chromosomal locations and linkage relationships of structural genes for the prolamine storage proteins (secalins) of rye.
Lysine content([dagger]) Cultivar Rice grain Prolamine Calrose 76 3.
Implication for a significant contribution of prolamine to the total protein content of rice endosperm.
Morphometric analysis of rice seed protein bodies: implication for a significant contribution of prolamine to the total protein content of rice endosperm.
This fraction was designated as the alcohol-soluble prolamine fraction.
Interestingly, no differences were found in the prolamine profiles between these seed sources (data not shown).