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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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Caption: Figure 2: Chemical structure of (a) gliadin, (b) legumin, (c) elastin, and (d) zein.
(2) Size 1-100 nm [8, 9] (3) Polymers Albumin [10] Gelatin Gliadin Legumin Elastin Soybean Zein Milk protein (4) Formulation (I) Emulsifcation method [11] Technique (II) Desolvation method (III) Complex coacervation method (IV) Electro-spray method (5) Merits (i) Proteins are able to show [12, 13] better action at minimum dose.
The composition of AA in pea proteins depends on the proportion of the three major soluble protein fractions present in pea seeds: legumins, vicilins and albumins.
Bovine serum albumin was used to establish the standard curve for the whole albumin fractions, while purified legumin was used for the globulin fractions.
Legumin, vicilin, trypsin inhibitor, and lectin were detected by indirect ELISA in the various chromatographic fractions.
The proteins in Peaks 2 (a and b) and 3 (a and b) corresponded to albumins [PA.sub.2] (MW 26 000) and [PA.sub.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.
The [r.sub.a] locus and legumin synthesis in Pisum sativum.