Mydatoxin
Mydatoxin Myd`a*tox"in, n. [Gr. myda^n to be clammy (from decay) + toxic + in.] (Physiol. Chem.) A poisonous amido acid, {C6H13NO2}, separated by Brieger from decaying horseflesh. In physiological action, it is similar to curare. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mydatoxīn — Mydatoxīn, s. Leichenalkaloide …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mydatoxin — A ptomaine from putrefying viscera and flesh. [G. mydos, dampness, decay, + toxikon, poison] …   Medical dictionary

  • C6H13NO2 — Mydatoxin Myd a*tox in, n. [Gr. myda^n to be clammy (from decay) + toxic + in.] (Physiol. Chem.) A poisonous amido acid, {C6H13NO2}, separated by Brieger from decaying horseflesh. In physiological action, it is similar to curare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leichenalkaloide — (Kadaveralkaloide, Leichenbasen, Ptomaïne), organische Basen, die in Leichenteilen und in verschiedenen Fäulnisgemischen als Stoffwechselprodukte von Bakterien vorkommen. Die L. haben große Ähnlichkeit mit Pflanzenalkaloiden und verhalten sich… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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