pyridoxamine

/ (ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksəmiːn) /

noun

biochem a metabolic form of pyridoxine

Nearby words

  1. pyridine,
  2. pyridium,
  3. pyridostigmine bromide,
  4. pyridoxal,
  5. pyridoxal 5-phosphate,
  6. pyridoxine,
  7. pyriform,
  8. pyrimethamine,
  9. pyrimidine,
  10. pyriphlegethon

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Medicine definitions for pyridoxamine

pyridoxamine

[ pĭr′ĭ-dŏksə-mēn′ ]

n.

A crystalline amine that is one of several active forms of pyridoxine and is important in protein metabolism.

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