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a globulin in the crystalline lens of the eye.
One of several water-soluble proteins found in the lens of the eye; α (an embryonic single protein), β, and γ varieties (based on precipitibility) are known. Reptiles and birds have a δ-crystalline as well. ε-Crystallin is the same as lactate dehydrogenase.
Any of several proteins found in the lens of the eye in vertebrates and certain invertebrates.
A type of protein found in the lens of the eye.
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With its essential amino acids, this crystalline protein
is probably a large part of why the nematode hangs on to the bacteria.
The product (Lipoic Acid Choline Ester, 1.5%) is a first-in-class new chemical entity that targets a biochemical cause of presbyopia, believed to be associated with an increase in the formation of disulphide bonds between the crystalline proteins
within lens fibre cells.
It has long been known that human eyes have a powerful ability to focus because of three kinds of crystalline proteins
in their lenses, maintaining transparency via a delicate balance of both repelling and attracting light.