A simple form of protein that is soluble in water and coagulable by heat, such as that found in egg white, milk, and (in particular) blood serum.
- The latter phenomenon has also been found for other proteins, such as bovine serum albumin and human serum albumin.
- Wheat also contains two other proteins, albumin and globulin, which are soluble in water and dissolve when the flour is wetted.
- The results were also verified by examining the spectra of two purified proteins, albumin and lysozyme.
See albumen (usage).
Words that rhyme with albuminalbumen
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