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  • n. Plural form of globulin.


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  • University of Campinas Professor Paulo Mazzafera said peas, beans and other plant seeds contain proteins called globulins, which ward off insects and coffee beans contain large amounts of globulins.

    Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News

  • Peas, beans and some other plant seeds contain proteins, called globulins, which ward off insects.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • This had the properties associated with a group of proteins called "globulins" and was therefore named thyroglobulin (thy'roh-glob'-yoo-lin).

    The Human Brain

  • He writes, If I told patients to raise their blood levels of immune globulins or killer T-cells, no one would know how.

    Love For No Reason

  • This may be pure water, water and some salt, water and dilute acid, or alcohol these types are called “albumins,” “globulins,” “glutelins,” and “prolamins”.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Buckwheat is about 80% starch and 14% protein, mostly salt-soluble globulins.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • All these unfolded proteins mainly the globulins and ovotransferrin tend to gather where air and water meet, with their water loving portions immersed in the liquid and their water-avoiding portions projecting into the air.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Their lives were short and disease-ridden -- no better than the animals of the fields or the forests -- which is why the Medical Centers remained in their midst, harvesting their antibodies and their antigens, their gamma globulins and their vaccines, even their organs.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • But the restoration was only temporary, lasting as long as the gamma globulins had conferred their immunities, thirty to forty days.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • You can tell that your pet has an imbalanced immune system if his white blood cell count is repeatedly low or his globulins are chronically high; the veterinarian finds enlarged lymph nodes that are noncancerous; and he gets sick often.

    The Last Chance Dog


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