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n.1.(Chem.) A substance produced by acting upon uric with warm and very dilute nitric acid.
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Inhibition of glucokinase and hexokinase from pancreatic B-cells and liver by alloxan, alloxantin, dialuric acid, and t-butylhydroperoxide.
Claim were made and later disputed, that dialuric acid and alloxantin were diabetogenic [11].