cadaverine

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ca·dav·er·ine

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

cadaverine

(kəˈdævəˌriːn)
n
(Biochemistry) a toxic diamine with an unpleasant smell, produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Formula: NH2(CH2)5NH2

ca•dav•er•ine

(kəˈdæv əˌrin)

n.
a colorless, viscous, toxic ptomaine, C5H14N2, having an offensive odor, formed by the action of bacilli on meat, fish, and other protein.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.cadaverine - a colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue
ptomain, ptomaine - any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria
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