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Zein

Known as: Zein [Chemical/Ingredient], Zeins 
A group of alcohol-soluble seed storage proteins from the endosperm of corn.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
In this study, zein nanoparticles coated with carboxymethyl chitosan (CMCS) were prepared to encapsulate vitamin D3 (VD3). VD3… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The objective of the study was to assess the antioxidant potential of alcalase-treated zein hydrolysate (ZH) during a two-stage… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • B. Kong, Y. Xiong
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 38396982
Maize zein was hydrolyzed for 0.5-5 h by alcalase or papain. Protein solubility increased (P < 0.05) with the degree of… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Three essential oils, oregano, red thyme, and cassia (100% pure oil), were encapsulated by phase separation into zein nanospheres… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
ABSTRACT Corn is the largest and most important agricultural commodity in America. Zein, one of the components in corn, has long… 
Review
2001
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The prolamin box (P-box) is a highly conserved 7-bp sequence element (5'-TGTAAAG-3') found in the promoters of many cereal seed… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
opaque-2 (o2) is a regulatory locus in maize that plays an essential role in controlling the expression of genes encoding the 22… 
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The opaque-2 locus (o2) in maize regulates the expression of many members of the zein multigene family of storage proteins. cDNA… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Zeins, the seed storage proteins of maize, are synthesized during endosperm development by membrane-bound polyribosomes and…