C10H16N2O3S
biotin i"o*tin n. a B vitamin ({C10H16N2O3S}) that aids in body growth; -- called also {vitamin H} and {coenzyme R}. It functions as a coenzyme in many carboxylation reactions.

Note: Biotin binds tightly to the substance avidin, found in raw egg-whites. Rats or chick on a diet high in raw egg-white may develop skin lesions and retarded growth, which can be prevented by adding biotin to the diet. --[MI11]

Syn: . [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coenzyme R — biotin i o*tin n. a B vitamin ({C10H16N2O3S}) that aids in body growth; called also {vitamin H} and {coenzyme R}. It functions as a coenzyme in many carboxylation reactions. Note: Biotin binds tightly to the substance avidin, found in raw egg… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitamin H — biotin i o*tin n. a B vitamin ({C10H16N2O3S}) that aids in body growth; called also {vitamin H} and {coenzyme R}. It functions as a coenzyme in many carboxylation reactions. Note: Biotin binds tightly to the substance avidin, found in raw egg… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biotin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek biotos life, sustenance; akin to Greek bios Date: 1936 a colorless crystalline growth vitamin C10H16N2O3S of the vitamin B complex found especially in yeast, liver, and egg yolk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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