monellin

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Etymology[edit]

Monell +‎ -in, named in 1972 after the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, USA, where it was isolated and characterized.

Noun[edit]

monellin ‎(countable and uncountable, plural monellins)

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  1. (biochemistry) A sweet protein found in Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii.