glutinoid


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al·bu·mi·noid

(al-bū'min-oyd),
1. Resembling albumin.
2. Any protein.
3. A simple type of protein, insoluble in neutral solvents, present in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye; for example, keratin, elastin, collagen. Synonym(s): glutinoid, scleroprotein
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glutinoid

Albuminoid—an obsolete term for any protein that is insoluble in neutral solvents—e.g., keratin, collagen.
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