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Aleurone

Definition of the noun aleurone

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noun - plural: aleurones

  1. granular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: protein = any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues

Alternative definition of the noun aleurone

noun

  1. [protein] The protein content of the embryo, endosperm, or perisperm of cereals

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Google previewA Manual of Organic Materia Medica and Pharmacognosy (1897)

An Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable Kingdom and the Vegetable and Animal Drugs, Comprising the Botanical and Physical Characteristics, Source, Constitutents, and Pharmacopœial Preparations with Chapters on Synthetic Organic Remedies, Insects Injurious to Drugs, and Pharmacal Botany by Lucius Elmer Sayre

ALEURONE is the name given to the albuminous substance (protein granules) found in tubers and mature seeds of various species of the Euphorbiaceae (as Ricinus and 7%g/ium) and Leguminosae in Myristica, and Witis vinifera, etc.

Google previewConcepts of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds and tubers. The term also describes one of the two major cell types of the endosperm, the aleurone layer. The aleurone layer is the outermost layer of the endosperm, followed ...

Google previewChemistry, Cell Biology, and Genetics, Volume I (2016)

Biology, Cell biology by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds and tubers.

Google previewBiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein ...

Google previewIntroductory Foods (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds and tubers. The term also describes one of the two major cell types of the endosperm, the aleurone layer. The aleurone layer is the outermost layer of the endosperm, followed ...

Google previewHistory of Soybeans and Soyfoods in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg (1647-2015) (2015)

Extensively Annotated Bibliography and Sourcebook by William Shurtleff; Akiko Aoyagi

• Summary: This advertisement is for four specialty breads: Aleurone bread [from Greek aleuron, flour; aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds], almond bread, gluten bread, and soya bread ( Aleuronaat-, ...

Google previewCharacterization of Cereals and Flours (2003)

Properties, Analysis And Applications by Gonul Kaletunc, Kenneth J. Breslauer

Nutritionally the aleurone is a rich source of dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and other health-promoting compounds. The inner part of the endosperm, the starchy endosperm, is a nonliving tissue. The cell walls of the starchy endosperm of ...

Google previewUnderstanding Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds and tubers. The term also describes one of the two major cell types of the endosperm, the aleurone layer. The aleurone layer is the outermost layer of the endosperm, followed ...

Google previewDevelopment (2012)

Genetics, Epigenetics and Environmental Regulation by V.E.A. Russo, D.J. Cove, Lois Edgar, R. Jaenisch, F. Salamini

The aleurone is the outer cell layer of the endosperm. It consists of a single cell layer in maize, but may be two or three cell layers thick in other monocots. The aleurone is distinct from the central endosperm in several respects: it expresses a ...

Google previewBiological Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein granules of maturing seeds and tubers. The term also describes one of the two major cell types of the endosperm, the aleurone layer. The aleurone layer is the outermost layer of the endosperm, followed ...

Google previewFoods of Plant Origin (2012)

Production, Technology, and Human Nutrition by D.K. Salunkhe, S.S. Deshpande

The aleurone is a distinct layer of cells between the testa and the endosperm. It secretes oamylase, protease, and 8-glucanase during malting (Palmer and Bathgate 1976, Pomeranz 1987). Similar to other cereal grains, barley endosperm is ...

Google previewDevelopmental Genetics and Plant Evolution (2004)

by Quentin C.B. Cronk, Richard M. Bateman, Julie A. Hawkins

The aleurone is the epidermal layer of the triploid endosperm; the founding cell results from the double fertilisation typical of flowering plants in which a diploid primary endosperm nucleus in the megagametophyte fuses with a haploid sperm ...

Google previewThe Vitamins (2016)

Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health by Gerald F. Combs, Jr., James P. McClung

The aleurone is the outermost layer of the endosperm, surrounding the starchy interior, of grass seeds. In rice and other cultivated cereals, it contains protein- storing vacuoles, and large amounts of oils and minerals, which function in seed ...

Google previewBiology, The Unity and Diversity of Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aleurone is a protein found in protein ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

By contrast, the aleurone is the layer of cells that surrounds the starchy endosperm and responds to signals from the germinating embryo to synthesize and secrete the key hydrolytic enzymes required to initiate degradation of the stored ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

TheAleurone Layer Ofthefour endosperm celltypes, the underlying mechanism forcell fate specification is bestunderstood for thecorn aleurone layer. Twocorn mutants havebeen instrumental in elucidating these mechanisms. Thefirst of these ...

Google previewThe Micrographic Dictionary (1875)

A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of the Structure and Nature of Microscopic Objects by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey

Aleurone is usually colourless, sometimes green, as in pistacnic-nuts, yellow in Ailanthus-seeds, or blue. It is most easily examined in a thin section of an almond immersed in oil. The nutritive properties of many seeds (nuts, almonds, &c.) ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

aleurone grain /al-yŭ-rohn / (aleurone body) A modified vacuole found in the embryo and endosperm of seeds and containing mostly reserve proteins, but also ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

aleurone. layer. A layer of cells below the *testa of some seeds (e.g. barley), which contains hydrolytic *enzymes (including *amylases and proteases) for the digestion of the food stored in the *endosperm. The production of enzymes is ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

aleurone grain (aleurone body) A modified vacuole found in the embryo and endosperm of seeds and containing mostly reserve proteins, but ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

AER aleurone 5 AER See: apical ectodermal ridge. aequorin a luminescent protein, derived from luminescent jellyfish (Aequorea), which emits lightin the presence of free calcium ions; it has been used experimentally to visualize the release ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1U1R1O1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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