formylkynurenine

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for·myl·ky·nu·re·nine

(fôr′məl-kī-no͝or′ə-nēn′)
n.
An intermediate that is formed during the breakdown of tryptophan.
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The following are the results of this reaction: the glycophore content, the total level of advanced protein oxidation (AOPP), protein carbonyls, dityrosine level, N'-formylkynurenine, and a decreased level of serum protein thiol groups [55].
Other indicators in the serum included kynurenine, N'-formylkynurenine, thioredoxin [32], and 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine [47].