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Myrosin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Myrosin (Chem) An enzyme, resembling diastase, found in mustard seeds.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n myrosin A nitrogenous ferment contained in the seeds of black mustard, and possibly in horse-radish-root. By its action potassium myronate is decomposed, forming potassium sulphate, glucose, and oil of mustard.
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Usage

In literature:

Myrosin, 77, 88, 149, 189.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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