guanidin definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative kind of guanidine.
    • a good crystallizable base, CH5N3, which benefits on oxidation from guanine. In combination with ornithin, as arginin, it presents one of the most continual decomposition-products of the albuminous molecule.
    • Alternative form of guanidine.
    • A strong crystallizable base, CH5N3, which results on oxidation from guanine. In conjunction with ornithin, as arginin, it signifies probably the most constant decomposition-products of albuminous molecule.
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