Putrescine



/pjuːˈtrɛsiːn; -ɪn/
noun
1.
a colourless crystalline amine produced by decaying animal matter; 1,4-diaminobutane. Formula: H2N(CH2)4NH2

putrescine pu·tres·cine (pyōō-trěs’ēn)
n.
A crystalline, slightly poisonous, colorless, foul-smelling ptomaine produced by the decarboxylation of ornithine, especially in decaying animal tissue.

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