Definitions for cadaverinekəˈdæv əˌrin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•dav•er•inekəˈdæv əˌrin(n.)

  1. a colorless, viscous, toxic ptomaine, C5H14N2, having an offensive odor, formed by the action of bacilli on meat, fish, and other protein.

    Category: Biochemistry

Origin of cadaverine:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaverine(noun)

    a colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue

Wiktionary

  1. cadaverine(Noun)

    A foul-smelling diamine produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Cadaverine is a toxic diamine with the formula NH(CH)NH. Cadaverine is also known by the names 1,5-pentanediamine and pentamethylenediamine.

Freebase

  1. Cadaverine

    Cadaverine is a foul-smelling diamine compound produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Cadaverine is a toxic diamine with the formula NH2(CH2)5NH2, which is similar to putrescine. Cadaverine is also known by the names 1,5-pentanediamine and pentamethylenediamine.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cadaverine

    A foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine.

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