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a·ve·nin

(ă-vē'nin),
A prolamine, containing about 25% glutamyl residues, found in oats (Avena) and in various legumes; considered highly nutritious.
Synonym(s): legumin, plant casein

legumin

(le-gu'min) [L. legumen, pulse, bean]
An albumin present in many leguminous seeds.
See: legume.
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Legumin, vicilin, trypsin inhibitor, and lectin were detected by indirect ELISA in the various chromatographic fractions.
1] (MW 11 000), whereas convicilin (MW 71 000), vicilin (main constitutive polypeptides MW ~47 000, 33 000) and legumin ([Alpha] polypeptides MW ~45 000, [Beta] polypeptides MW ~25 000) were eluted in the Peaks 4 (a and b) and 5 (a and b).
ELISA results were consistent with SDS-PAGE patterns; legumin eluted mainly in Peak 5 and vicilin and convicilin eluted in Peak 4 (a and b) (Fig.
Regulation of legumin levels in developing pea seeds under conditions of sulfur deficiency.
Developmental and environmental regulation of pea legumin genes in transgenic tobacco.
The storage globulins, arachin and conarachin, of peanut are often compared with legumin and vicilin proteins in other legume species.