Definition of cadaverine in English:

cadaverine

Syllabification: ca·dav·er·ine
Pronunciation: /kəˈdavəˌrēn
 
/

noun

  • A toxic liquid base, 1,5-diaminopentane, formed by the putrefaction of proteins.
    • Chemical formula: H2N(CH2)5NH2
    More example sentences
    • Measurements of the fluorescence of dansyl cadaverine attached to Gln 41 indicate substantial inhibition of the initial association of G-actin-S1 into longitudinal dimers.
    • He attempted to coat the host pupae with several appropriately named diamines, such as putricine and cadaverine.
    • The names given to some of the staleing amines, ‘putrazine’ and ‘cadaverine’, speak volumes about the role of smell.

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