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- n. The amino acid N-methyl-glycine; it is present in most tissue, and has a number of industrial applications
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Mothylaminoacetic acid, a sweetish crystalline substance, NH(CH3).CH2COOH, made by boiling caffein or creatine with barium hydroxid; also by the action of monochloracetic acid on methylamine. It melts at 210–215° C. Also called methylglycine.
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- n. a sweetish crystalline amino acid
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