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albumen


  • n  a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
  • n  the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water

  • Pepsin is a protein much like egg albumen.
  • Glue, gelatin, starch and albumen are typical colloids.
  • In the course of one lecture, he whipped an egg out of his pocket, dropped it into a substance which he said would solidify the albumen, whipped it out again and heaved it at .
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  • Lunch + Look “Painters vs. Cameras?”
    George Washington Wilson, Aberdeen Portraits No. 1, 1857, albumen silver print from glass negative, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art The invention of photography in 1839 revolutionized art, and painters had to respond! A camera and a painter can document reality or manipulate ...
    June 11, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh

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