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crystallin

División en sílabas: crys·tal·lin
Pronunciación: /ˈkristəlin
 
/

Definición de crystallin en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
A protein of the globulin class present in the lens of the eye.
Example sentences
  • We therefore present here a novel eye lens crystallin, crystallin, found in platypus.
  • The pigment disappears and the cells start to take on the structural characteristics of lens cells, and to produce the lens-specific protein crystallin.
  • Irradiated and nonirradiated alpha - crystallin was subjected to trypsin digestion and peptide analysis by reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography and mass and sequence analysis.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Latin crystallum 'crystal' + -in1.

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