ovalbumin


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ovalbumin:

see albuminalbumin
[Lat.,=white of egg], member of a class of water-soluble, heat-coagulating proteins. Albumins are widely distributed in plant and animal tissues, e.g., ovalbumin of egg, myogen of muscle, serum albumin of blood, lactalbumin of milk, legumelin of peas, and leucosin of
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; glycoproteinglycoprotein
, organic compound composed of both a protein and a carbohydrate joined together in covalent chemical linkage. These structures occur in many life forms; they are prevalent and important in mammalian tissues.
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ovalbumin

[¦ov·al′byü·mən]
(biochemistry)
The major, conjugated protein of eggwhite.
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Breastfed mice whose mother had been exposed to ovalbumin were far less likely to develop wheezing, airway mucus and other asthma symptoms than non-breastfed counterparts.
The cytolytic activities of ovalbumin (OVA), which is specific against OVA-transfected A20 (OVA-A20) B lymphoma cells, and NK cells against YAC-1 were significantly enhanced in the mice fed with fucoidan compared with a basic diet.
From the manufacturing process, each dose may also contain residual amounts of sodium taurodeoxycholate ( 10 ppm), ovalbumin ( 1 mcg), neomycin sulfate ( 0.
Oral administration of dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEAS) increases in vitro lymphocyte function and improves in vivo response of pigs to immunization against keyhole limpet hemocyanin (KLH) and ovalbumin.
Phosphorylase b (MW 94000), albumin (MW 67000), ovalbumin (MW 43000), carbonic anhydrase (MW 30000), trypsin inhibitor (MW 20100), [alpha]-lactalbumin (MW 14400) were employed as protein standards (markers) for the identification and estimation of the molecular weight of milk proteins.
The milk of lactating mice exposed to the allergen ovalbumin contained ovalbumin and the immune factor TGF-[beta].
The membranes were blocked overnight with ovalbumin (Sigma) saturated with tris-based saline (TBS) (50 mmol/L Tris pH8.
The IgA activity to alpha-lactalbumin and ovalbumin tended to be increased in the coeliacs compared with the controls.