hemipeptone definition

  • noun:
    • A product of gastric and pancreatic digestion of albuminous matter, which (unlike antipeptone) is convertible into leucin and tyrosin by the continued activity of pancreatic liquid. Furthermore created from hemialbumose and albumin by boiling dilute sulphuric acid.
    • A product of this gastric and pancreatic digestion of albuminous matter.
    • A hypothetical peptone containing those categories of the albuminous molecule that can easily be easily liberated on tryptic food digestion.
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