Mimosine

mimosine

(Science: chemical) 3-hydroxy-4-oxo-1(4h)-pyridinealanine. An antineoplastic alanine-substituted pyridine derivative isolated from leucena glauca.

Chemical name: 1(4H)-Pyridinepropanoic acid, alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-4-oxo-, (S)-

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