Sericin
Sericin Ser"i*cin, n. [L. sericus silken.] (Chem.) A gelatinous nitrogenous material extracted from crude silk and other similar fiber by boiling water; -- called also {silk gelatin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sericīn — (Seidenfibroïn), Hauptbestandtheil der Seide u. der Herbstfäden; zur Darstellung wird Rohseide mit kalter verdünnter Natronlauge, dann mit angesäuertem Wasser behandelt. Es ist farblos, glänzend, zerreiblich, wenig löslich in kalten Alkalien u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • sericin — [ser′ə sin] n. [< L sericus, silk (see SERGE) + IN1] a resinous, amorphous substance that bonds the two gossamer filaments in a raw silk fiber …   English World dictionary

  • Sericin — Se|ri|cin [lat. sericus = seiden (nach dem ostasiatischen Volk der Serer, die Seidenfabrikation betrieben); ↑ in (3)], das; s, e; Syn.: Seidenbast, Seidengummi, Seidenleim: vom Rohseidenfaden durch Entbasten entferntes Protein, das als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sericin — sericinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Šilko siūlą suvilgantis šilkaverpio baltymas. atitikmenys: angl. sericin; silk gum rus. серицин; шелковый клей ryšiai: sinonimas – šilko klijai …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sericin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin sericum silk Date: circa 1868 a gelatinous protein that cements the two fibroin filaments in a silk fiber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sericin — n. [L. sericus, silken] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Lepidoptera, a protein containing a high content of the amino acid serine, that hardens in air to form the glue surrounding the threads emitted from the spinneret of the silkworm …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sericin — Protein found in silk. Very serine rich 30% of the residues are serine …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • sericin — /ser euh sin/, n. a gelatinous organic compound that holds the two strands of natural silk together. Also called silk gum. [1835 45; SERIC + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sericin — noun A water soluble glycoprotein that binds the two fibroin filaments of a silk fibre …   Wiktionary

  • sericin — ser·i·cin (serґĭ sin) silk glue or silk gelatin; a protein derivable from silk …   Medical dictionary

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