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a globulin in the crystalline lens of the eye.
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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.
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Any of several proteins found in the lens of the eye in vertebrates and certain invertebrates.
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A type of protein found in the lens of the eye.
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