Substances constituting one of the principal divisions of the larger group of socalled albuminoids or “proteins” which make up the chief part of the flesh of animal organisms and are contained in plants, especially in the seeds. They are uncrystallizable. nitrogenous bodies of complicated composition containing: Carbon from 527 to 545 per cent., Hydrogen from Cyg to 73 per cent., Nitrogen from i54 to 176 per cent., Oxygen from 209 to 235 per cent., and Sulphur from o8 to 5

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Definition of  ALBUMINS