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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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