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leu·kin

(lū'kin),
A thermostable bactericidal substance extracted from leukocytes.
Synonym(s): leucin
[leukocyte + -in]

leukin

/leu·kin/ (loo´kin) a bactericidal substance from leukocyte extract.

leukin

A heat-stable bactericidal substance or substances produced by leukocytes.

leukin

a lytic substance extractable from polymorphonuclear lymphocytes and that attacks spore-bearing aerobic bacteria, especially Bacillus anthracis.
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The explanation of the effectiveness of these vegetarian diets lies in the fact that patients do not consume food containing all the potential factors which promote cell growth, in particular they do not simultaneously consume the nine essential amino acids (Valin, Isoleucin, Leucin, Lisin, Metionin, Hystidine, Tryphtophan, Phenylalanine, Treonine), nucleic acids (DNA, RNA), vitamin B12, folic acid and also paraaminobenzoic acid [PABA].
Zusammensetzung von fibrin, albumin, leimzucker, leucin u.