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Substance Name: Gluten
RN: 8002-80-0
UNII: 1534K8653J


  • Prolamins in the endosperm of SEEDS from the Triticeae tribe which includes species of WHEAT; BARLEY; and RYE.
  • TSCA Definition 2017: A complex combination of plant proteins which occur in cereal grains, especially wheat. It consists primarily of gliadin and glutenin.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Gluten
  • Wheat gluten

MeSH Heading

  • Glutens


  • EINECS 232-317-7
  • Gluten
  • Gluten, wheat
  • Glutens
  • HSDB 7069
  • UNII-1534K8653J
  • Wheat gluten
  • Wheat gluten, vital

Systematic Name

  • Glutens

Superlist Name

  • Wheat gluten

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8002-80-0


  • 1534K8653J

System Generated Number

  • 0008002800