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Zein

Known as: Zein [Chemical/Ingredient], Zeins 
A group of alcohol-soluble seed storage proteins from the endosperm of corn.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2019
Review
2019
Maize or corn is considered as very distinctive plant. Corn having better capability of utilizing sun light, is a noble way of… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The key role of protein based nanostructures has recently revolutionized the nanomedicine era. Protein nanoparticles have turned… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Chitosan (CS) nanoparticles coated with zein has been newly demonstrated as a promising encapsulation and delivery system for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • B. Kong, Y. Xiong
  • Journal of agricultural and food chemistry
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  • 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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A novel microsphere drug delivery system of ivermectin (IVM) using hydrophobic protein zein was prepared by the phase separation… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Zeins, the seed storage proteins of maize, are synthesized during endosperm development by membrane-bound polyribosomes and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
With the knowledge of the amino acid sequences of two maize zein proteins (apparent molecular weights of 19,000 and 22,000), a… Expand
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