Cadaverine



a colorless, viscous, toxic ptomaine, C 5 H 14 N 2 , having an offensive odor, formed by the action of bacilli on meat, fish, and other protein: used in polymerization and biological research.
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Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

noun
a toxic diamine with an unpleasant smell, produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Formula: NH2(CH2)5NH2

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