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  • n. Any compound having three amino groups

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An amine containing three amido groups.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A class-name applied, in organic chemistry, to compounds containing in their molecule three amino groups. -NR2, where R may be hydrogen or any hydrocarbon radical such as methyl, CH3.

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Examples

  • Solvent systems included diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid in water (DTPA, 50 mM, pH 7) and phosphate buffered saline (PBS).

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