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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