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crystallin

 [kris´tah-lin]
a globulin in the crystalline lens of the eye.
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crys·tal·lin

(kris'tă-lin),
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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crystallin

(krĭs′tə-lĭn)
n.
Any of several proteins found in the lens of the eye in vertebrates and certain invertebrates.
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crys·tal·lin

(kris'tă-lin)
A type of protein found in the lens of the eye.
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They discovered that one of the crystallin proteins in the lens of the eye plays a key role in the development of cataracts.
The first proteins to be isolated in reasonably pure form were eye-lens crystallin and gluten (from wheat flour).
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