Definition of pyrrolidine in English:


Line breaks: pyr¦roli|dine
Pronunciation: /pɪˈrɒlɪdiːn


[mass noun] Chemistry
  • A pungent liquid made by the reduction of pyrrole.
    • Chemical formula: C4H8NH
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    • Mysliwy et al. reported the formation of NPYR from sodium nitrite and pyrrolidine in vivo in dog stomach.
    • AAP motifs moderate the steric clash between the pyrrolidine ring and the O = C i - 4 carbonyl oxygen.
    • These residues modulate the structural deformations caused by the pyrrolidine ring of Pro.

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