Sarcosin

Sar´co`sin


n.1.(Physiol. Chem.) A crystalline nitrogenous substance, formed in the decomposition of creatin (one of the constituents of muscle tissue). Chemically, it is methyl glycocoll.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Tissue samples were partially digested and fixed in 1.5 mL of CHAOS solution (4 mol [L.sup.-1] guanidine thiocyanate, 0.1% N-lauroyl sarcosin sodium, 10 mmol [L.sup.-1] Tris, pH 8, 0.1 mol [L.sup.-1] 2-mercaptoefhanol) (Fukami et al., 2004).
The homogenate was incubated for 10 min at 70[degrees]C with constant agitation in the presence of 20% sarcosin, and then centrifuged for 5 min at 16000 g.