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cadaverine

 [kah-dav´er-in]
a relatively nontoxic ptomaine, C5H14N2, formed by decarboxylation of lysine; it is sometimes one of the products of Vibrio proteus and of V. cholerae, and occasionally found in the urine in cystinuria, where it causes an unpleasant odor.

ca·dav·er·ine

(kă-dav'er-in),
1,5-pentanediamine; 1,5-diaminopentane; a foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine; poisonous and irritating to the skin; found in decaying meat and fish.

cadaverine

/ca·dav·er·ine/ (-in) a foul-smelling nitrogenous base, pentamethylenediamine, produced by decarboxylation of lysine. It is produced in decaying protein material by the action of bacteria, particularly species of Vibrio.

cadaverine

(kə-dăv′ə-rēn′)
n.
A syrupy, colorless, foul-smelling polyamine, C5H14N2, produced in decaying animal tissue by the decarboxylation of lysine.

ca·dav·er·ine

(kă-dav'ĕr-in)
A foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine; poisonous and irritating to the skin.

cadaverine

An AMINE found in decomposing body tissue.

ca·dav·er·ine

(kă-dav'ĕr-in)
A foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine; poisonous and irritating to the skin.

cadaverine (kədav´ərēn´),

n a foul-smelling diamine formed by bacterial decarboxylation of lysine. It is poisonous and irritating to the skin.

cadaverine

a relatively nontoxic ptomaine, C5H14N2, formed by decarboxylation of lysine.