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- n. A sweet protein found in Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii.
Monell + -in, named in 1972 after the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, USA, where it was isolated and characterized. (Wiktionary)
Kinetic IR spectroscopy was used to reveal β-sheet formation and water expulsion in the folding of single-chain monellin (SMN) composed of a five-stranded β-sheet and an α-helix.