Edestin

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Description

A high molecular weight protein obtained from hempseed. Edestin is a soluble globulin protein with a high amino acid content.

Other Properties

Soluble in water, ethanol.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • John S. Mills, Raymond White, The Organic Chemistry of Museum Objects, Butterworth Heineman, London, 2nd ed., 1994
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993