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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On the basis of the type, it is segmented into egg yolk powder, egg albumen powder, whole egg powder, and others.
Like coconut water, albumen also contains minerals and low fat and sugars, and can be used as an ingredient in the industry of fruit drinks.
Yolk index [(yolk height/yolk diameter) x 100], albumen index [(albumen height/average of albumen length and albumen width) x 100] and Haugh units [[100 x log (H+7.57-1.7W0.37)] where H is albumen height and W is egg weight] were calculated by using the values of albumen length, albumen width and yolk diameter (Card and Nesheim, 1972).
Egg weight and yolks share were increased, while egg shape index, albume n share, albumen height and Haugh unit were decreased with hen's age.
where h is height of albumen and w is egg weight (Eisen et al.
Key words: lead toxicosis, chelation, poultry, egg, yolk, albumen, avian, chicken
The scientists found that for the uncoated eggs, as storage time increased, albumen pH and weight loss increased, but yolk index, albumen index and Haugh unit values decreased.
Other markers relating to nutritional status including patients' plasma albumen were unchanged with treatment.
And the parameters evaluated for the eggs were: egg weight (g); weight (g) and percentage participation (%) of shell, yolk, albumen, specific gravity (g [cm.sup.-3]).
A poultry egg consists of a shell, albumen, and yolk.