Fraction of egg white that is avidin

Value 0.05 %
Organism Chicken Gallus gallus
Reference Green NM. Avidin. Adv Protein Chem. 1975 29: 85-133. p.85 bottom paragraphPubMed ID237414
Comments Although avidin accounts for only 0.05% of the protein of egg white, its presence was betrayed by an unusual dermatitis in rats fed with dried egg white as the sole source of protein (Boas, 1927 PMID 16743887).
Entered by Uri M
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