Leucin Synonyms & Definitions
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• LeucinDefinition & Meaning in English
- (n.) A white, crystalline, nitrogenous substance formed in the decomposition of albuminous matter by pancreatic digestion, by the action of boiling dilute sulphuric acid, and by putrefaction. It is also found as a constituent of various tissues and organs, as the spleen, pancreas, etc., and likewise in the vegetable kingdom. Chemically it is to be considered as amido-caproic acid.
• LeucinicDefinition & Meaning in English
- (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from leucin, and called also oxycaproic acid.