aleurone

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granular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains

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Milling or processing strips the aleurone layer, and the grains contain fewer essential micronutrients.
Next are layers of bran, followed by the aleurone layer.
Vein of gold[R] consists oldie most nutritious fraction of the wheat grain: the aleurone layer of the wheat kernel.
Friabilins were only found in the endosperm of the grain, and not in the aleurone layer.
It has also been shown that the NO donor's sodium nitroprusside (SNP) and S-nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine delayed GA-induced programmed cell death in Hordeum vulgare aleurone layers (Beligni et al.