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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids.

Usage examples (24)
  • A large portion of the protein of the potato is albumin, which is soluble in water.
  • Ph. D., whose first step was to remove from the analysis common blood proteins, such as albumin and globulins.
  • It contains albumin and casts, but no red corpuscles.
  • What is albumin, and how may it be obtained from a food? for more
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  • The "albumen" (egg white) contains "albumin" (a plant and animal protein).
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