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ze·in

(zē'in),
A prolamine present in maize; it lacks chiefly the amino acids l-tryptophan and l-lysine and is also low in cysteine content. It is the main storage protein in maize.

zein

(zē′ĭn) [ Zea, the genus name for corn (maize) + -in]
A protein obtained from maize. It is deficient in tryptophan and lysine.

zein

the principal protein in maize. Has low nutritive value, being deficient in lysine and tryptophan.
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