pyrithiamine


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pyrithiamine

(ˌpɪrɪˈθaɪəˌmiːn)
n
(Chemistry) an antivitamin that causes thiamine deficiency
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After selection with pyrithiamine, we verified the sequences of each gene of the candidate transformants by Sanger sequencing.
Behavioral symptoms can be achieved in ~2 weeks using a combination of a thiamine-deficient chow and intraperitoneal (i.p.) administration of a thiamine pyrophosphokinase inhibitor such as pyrithiamine (Hazell and Butterworth 2009).
Repeated administration of pyrithiamine leads to a proportional increase in the remembered duration of events.