Definition of zein in English:
The principal protein of corn.
- They showed that rats fed on zein, the major protein of maize endosperm, died of protein starvation.
- The researchers believed one approach was to develop a less expensive process to separate a valuable protein - zein - from corn.
- Unlike other corn proteins, which are water soluble, zein repels water, making it an ideal coating material.
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