- A degradation product of nitrogenous plant and animal substances.
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When distilled with a fixed alkali, it yields di- and trimethylamine.
On boiling with water, it decomposes into glycol and trimethylamine.
Distilled with potash, trimethylamine and other bases are formed.
At 22 it forms a fluorescing pigment and trimethylamine, but not at 35.The Organism as a Whole</p>
Trimethylamine, , a liquid, results when three hydrogens are similarly replaced.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
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