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.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.