myrosin definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme present mustard flowers, which hydrolyzes sinigrin.
    • An enzyme, resembling diastase, present mustard seeds.
    • A nitrogenous ferment within the seeds of black colored mustard, and perchance in horse-radish-root. By its action potassium myronate is decomposed, creating potassium sulphate, sugar, and oil of mustard.

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