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proteinochromogen

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A substance formed during proteolytic (notably tryptic) digestion. It is characterized by the readiness with which it combines with chlorin and bromine to form variously colored products. Of these, a bluish violet substance which contains 35 per cent. of bromine is especially characteristic. Chemically considered proteinochromogen is skatolaminoacetic acid, .

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