vitellin


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vi·tel·lin

(vī-tel'in),
A lipophosphoprotein combined with lecithin in the yolk of egg.

vitellin

[vitel′in]
Etymology: L, vitellus, yolk
a lipoprotein containing lecithin, found in the yolk of eggs. Also called ovovitellin. vitelline [-ēn] , adj.

vitellin

(vi-tel'in)
A protein that can be extracted from egg yolk and contains lecithin.
See: nucleoprotein; ovovitellin
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The vitellin follicles are few in number, globular, slightly larger, and located at the anterior half of the body.
Ovaries, collected on newly emerged adult female controls and treated, were used for vitellin quantification.
Reduced oviposition of Boophilus microplus feeding on sheep vaccinated with vitellin.
Nous presentons, dans cet article, le cas clinique d'un patient atteint d'une tumeur du sac vitellin du testicule au stade IIIc metastatique.
Purification of vitellin from the ovary of chinese mitten-hended crab (Eriocheir sinensis) and development of an antivitellin ELISA.
Among their topics are the biosynthesis and processing of insect vitellogenins, the regulation of yolk protein gene expression and vitellogenesis in higher diptera, vitellogenesis directed by juvenile hormone, the accumulation of lipids in insect oocytes, the regulation of yolk protein degradation during insect enbryogenesis, and biochemical and ultrastructural aspects of vitellin utilization during embryogensis.
The vitellin glands are outside of the ceca and not over them, they begin on the anterior part of the acetabulum and nol al the testicle level.
The monoclonal antibodies used to develop the ELISAs came from the yolk proteins vitellin and vitellogenin of the spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris, and the minute pirate bug, Orius insidiosus.
In addition, vitellin levels were elevated only in females at 63 ppb pyrene after the 6-week exposure.
Albumen, conalbumin, egg white, egg yolk, ovalbumin, ovomucold, ovoglobulin, vitellin, vitellenin.