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n.1.(Chem.) A substance produced by acting upon uric with warm and very dilute nitric acid.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Inhibition of glucokinase and hexokinase from pancreatic B-cells and liver by alloxan, alloxantin, dialuric acid, and t-butylhydroperoxide.
Alloxan and dialuric acid form a compound, alloxantin, which in water can dissociate into alloxan and dialuric acid.