albumen


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albumin

, albumen
any of a group of simple water-soluble proteins that are coagulated by heat and are found in blood plasma, egg white, etc.

albumen

[‚al′byü·mən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The white of an egg, composed principally of albumin.
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For the analysis of albumen and yolk weight, a manual separator of albumen and yolkwas used.
The heights of the thick albumen and egg yolk were measured using an egg quality gauge (FHK NFR3, Ozaki Manufacturing, Japan), and the Haugh unit (HU) was calculated using the formula 100 log(h - 1.
The patented RF process ensures that the yolk gets more heat than the albumen.
Shape index, albumen index, yolk index, and Haugh unit were calculated by means of the following formulas:
chocolata from Caldera Bay fits the characterization of imposex, which consist, from anterior to posterior, of a pseudopenis, penile duct, vas deferens, vagina, capsule, ingestive and albumen glands, seminal receptacle, oviduct and an ovary.
Within a matter of hours, the fragile yolk is surrounded by albumen and the whole is gradually encased within a turquoise jewel of a shell.
Significantly higher albumen and yolk weight were recorded in heavy weight egg category while non-significant influence of egg weight was observed on shell and membrane thickness, yolk percentage, yolk index, yolk pH and albumen pH of the egg.
From the shell (composed of upright crystals "packed against each other like a stack of fence posts") to the albumen (the "absolutely remarkable, mysterious stuff" that most of us call the white part), the elements are described here in exquisite detail.
The techniques in question are albumen prints ( which uses the albumen found in egg whites to bind the photographic chemicals to the paper) and cyanotype prints ( which uses two chemicals to produce a simple copy).
A A calf's stomach B A sturgeon's swim bladder C Albumen (egg white) D A sheep's gall bladder QUESTION 15 - for 15 points: Bizet's opera The Pearl Fishers is set on which island?