[ UK /ˈælbjuːmˌɛn/ ]
  1. the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
    she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs
  2. a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
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  • This is the same as the wheat gum and is called an albuminoid because it contains nitrogen and is like albumen, a substance like the white of an egg. The First Book of Farming
  • The albumen zone form with SDS-PAGE electrophoresis were similar in the whole virus vaccines and split-2 vaccine while the albumen zone of the split-1 vaccine could not be seen in 32KD right-and-left.
  • It could be the albumen gland or the ovotestis or a part of the digestive gland. Archive 2009-06-01
  • (glycogenic function of the liver, the consumption of glycogen through work of the muscles, the discovery of vascular nerves, the chemistry of the bile and the urine, theory of diabetes mellitus, assimiliation of sugar, atrophy of the pancreas, the power of the pancreatic juice to digest albumen, and the theory of animal heat). The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • CHEF'S SECRET Don't season the eggs before you cook them, because salt breaks down the albumen in the egg white and thins the mixture, giving a less satisfactory result
  • The substance in meat called albumen becomes tougher and more indigestible, the higher the temperature to which it is subjected reaches beyond a certain point. The Story of Crisco
  • Protein was determined by the method of Bradford using bovine serum albumen as the standard protein.
  • Our data also indicate that, as in other birds, the amino acid composition of protein in the yolk and albumen of Thick-billed Murre eggs is generally similar.
  • albumenized" paper is sold most extensively to photographers, who find it cheaper to buy than to prepare it. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863
  • Between august 20 and 29, participants will be assured to, by means of workshops, practice historical analog processes such as daguerreotype, cianotype, vandyke, albumen prints, saltprints and pinhole. Photography Blog - News
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