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conalbumin

Pronunciation: kon'al-byu'min

Definition: A glycoprotein (about 78 kDa) containing d-mannose and d-galactose, constituting about 12% of total solids of egg white; it will bind iron ions.

Synonym(s): ovotransferrin

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