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Egg albumin

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noun

(1) The ovalbumin or glycoprotein which is the primary component of the egg white.

(2) The egg white.


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Word origin: From Late Latin ovi albumen, "white of an egg."

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New-born mammals

... a wide range of proteins. Milk has just a few proteins. The main one, albumin (the same one stored in egg whites, more-or-less), denatures fairly easily, so the HCl and pepsin of the stomach isn't ...

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by Darby
Thu Apr 12, 2007 3:25 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: New-born mammals
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Views: 4078

Secret of Egg

The egg white contains globular protein albumin, when heated the liquid becomes white opaque solid, why this phenomenon occurs? :idea: :?:

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by hobaoau
Thu Jan 18, 2007 1:31 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Secret of Egg
Replies: 6
Views: 2224

Please help on this question

... substances: 5% by weight of glucose in distilled water 5% by weight of egg albumin (protein) in distilled water 5% by weight of glass bead (one glass bead) in distilled ...

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by 1koolguy
Sun Nov 26, 2006 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please help on this question
Replies: 1
Views: 1799

Biology experiment for Bio 1004

... needs The control group to be effective. 15) We could have used albumin (egg white protein) instead of starch as a substrate a tested for the presence/absence of protein ...

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by rayzoflyfe
Wed Jun 21, 2006 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Biology experiment for Bio 1004
Replies: 15
Views: 6142

Biology experiment for Bio 1004

... allow you to accept or reject your hypothesis? 15) We could have used albumin (egg white protein) instead of starch as a substrate a tested for the presence/absence of protein ...

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by rayzoflyfe
Wed Jun 21, 2006 9:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Biology experiment for Bio 1004
Replies: 15
Views: 6142
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