Legumin


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Legumin

 

a reserve protein of the globulin group, contained in the seeds of leguminous plants. Legumin from the cotyledons of pea plants has been very thoroughly studied. Legumin and another reserve protein, vicilin, are stored in the aleurone grains of these plants.

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1990) showed, using near-isogenic lines, that the transcription rates for genes corresponding to a particular cDNA clone for legumin were similar in RR and rr embryos.
Bovine serum albumin was used to establish the standard curve for the whole albumin fractions, while purified legumin was used for the globulin fractions.
The mean legumin concentration of round seeded lines of pea was about twice that of wrinkled seeded lines (Davies, 1980).
The purification and partial amino acid sequence of a polypeptide from the glutelin fraction of rice grains: Homology to pea legumin.
Legumin and vicilin, storage proteins of legume seeds.