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o·val·bu·min

(ō'văl-byū'min),
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin

albumen

(ăl-byo͞o′mən)
n.
1. The white of an egg, which consists mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
2. See albumin.

al·bu·min

(al-bū'min)
A type of simple protein, varieties of which are widely distributed throughout the tissues and fluids of plants and animals; albumin is soluble in pure water, precipitable from solution by strong acids, and coagulable by heat in acid or neutral solution.
[L. albumen (-min-), the white of egg]

o·val·bu·min

(ōv'al-bū'min)
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin.

albumen

1. A nutritive substance surrounding a developing EMBRYO, as in the white of an egg.
2. ALBUMIN.

albumen

or

egg white

a solution of protein in water which is secreted by the oviduct of birds and some reptiles. Albumen surrounds the embryo and yolk which it cushions within the shell of the egg. It is eventually absorbed by the embryo as food.
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The solid albumen of the dwarf variety of green coconut and coconut water were provided by the coconut water franchise (chain store) "Rei do Coco" (Coconut King) located in Barra do Pirai, RJ, Brazil.
Quality parameters of treated eggs except albumen high and Haugh unit were not altered by the substitution of lime stone with mussel shell; on the contrary, Wang et al.
The share of egg albumen and yolk was significantly affected by the age and the applied rearing systems, and also their interaction (p>0.05), whereas none of the investigated factors did not significantly effect on the egg shell share (p[greater than or equal to]0.05).
There were no significant differences between treatment and control groups for shell strength, shell color, egg shape index, shell weight, egg weights, percentage of yolk, albumen height and Haugh units.
Lead can be deposited into the shell, yolk, and albumen of an egg.
As for the weight of the other egg components, yolk, albumen and shell, they also differed statistically (p < 0.05).
After breaking the eggs; removing the albumen, yolk, and shell membrane; and rinsing the shell in tap water and drying it, the eggshell thickness at three points, the equator, blunt end, and sharp end, was measured using an eggshell thickness gauge (FHK FN-595, Ozaki Manufacturing, Japan) and the values were averaged.
The patented RF process ensures that the yolk gets more heat than the albumen. The process is also faster and should lower the cost of pasteurization--and the price of pasteurized eggs on store shelves.
chocolata from Caldera Bay fits the characterization of imposex, which consist, from anterior to posterior, of a pseudopenis, penile duct, vas deferens, vagina, capsule, ingestive and albumen glands, seminal receptacle, oviduct and an ovary.
In the case of the albumen prints, where refrigeration is also involved, the added difficulty here is the fact that the chemicals are transparent and there is no guarantee of how the chemicals have spread over the paper.