conalbumin
noun Etymology: com- + albumin Date: 1900 a protein of the white of egg that binds with metal ions (as of iron and copper)

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  • Conalbumin — is one of the two major types of albumin found in egg white. It comprises approximately 13% of albumen (in contrast to ovalbumin, which comprises 54%). Biologically, conalbumin isolates and sequesters metallic contaminants in the egg white[1].… …   Wikipedia

  • conalbumin — (= ovotransferrin) Non haem iron binding protein found in chicken plasma and egg white …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • conalbumin — noun One of the two major types of albumin found in egg white (the other being ovalbumin), which isolates and sequesters metallic contaminants in the egg white …   Wiktionary

  • conalbumin — A glycoprotein containing d mannose and d galactose, constituting about 12% of total solids of egg white. It will bind iron ions. SYN: ovotransferrin. * * * con·al·bu·min .kän al byü mən, kän al . n a protein of the white of an egg that is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Conalbumin — Con|al|bu|min [↑ co u. ↑ Albumin] das; s, e: svw. ↑ Ovotransferrin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • conalbumin — con·albumin …   English syllables

  • conalbumin — |kän+ noun ( s) Etymology: com + albumin : a protein of the white of an egg that is obtained from the filtrate from the crystallization of ovalbumin and that combines with iron salts to form a red iron protein complex …   Useful english dictionary

  • albumin — /al byooh meuhn/, n. Biochem. any of a class of simple, sulfur containing, water soluble proteins that coagulate when heated, occurring in egg white, milk, blood, and other animal and vegetable tissues and secretions. Also, albumen. [ALBUM(EN) +… …   Universalium

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