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n.1.(Chem.) A white crystalline nitrogenous substance, found in extract of meat, and related to xanthin.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The mitogenic activity for T lymphocytes from mouse spleen was firstly reported to a lectin from the red seaweed Carpopeltis flabellate (Carnin) [57].