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glutelins

Pronunciation: glu'te-linz

Definition: A class of simple proteins occurring in the seeds of grain; soluble in dilute acids and bases, but not in neutral solutions (glutenin from wheat and orycenin in rice). They have glutamin-rich domains and serve as storage proteins.

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