from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or containing peptones: as, peptonic properties; peptonic pills or tablets.


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  • He began his investigations into the constitution of the cell nucleus at the end of the seventies, and in the nineties he turned more and more to the study of the proteins, the alterations in proteins during transformation into peptone, the effects of a phenetol diet on the urine, the peptonic components of the cells, the simplest proteins, etc.

    Albrecht Kossel - Biography


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