(biochem) a metabolic form of pyridoxine
pyridoxamine pyr·i·dox·a·mine (pĭr’ĭ-dŏk’sə-mēn’)
A crystalline amine that is one of several active forms of pyridoxine and is important in protein metabolism.
[pir-i-dok-seen, -sin] /ˌpɪr ɪˈdɒk sin, -sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a derivative of , C 8 H 1 1 NO 3 , occurring in whole-grain cereals, meats, fish, etc., and also made synthetically: required for the prevention of pellagra and the formation of hemoglobin; vitamin B 6 . /ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksiːn/ noun 1. (biochem) a derivative of pyridine […]
[pir-uh-fawrm] /ˈpɪr əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. . /ˈpɪrɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. (esp of organs of the body) pear-shaped
[pahy-ruh-meth-uh-meen, -min] /ˌpaɪ rəˈmɛθ əˌmin, -mɪn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a potent substance, C 1 2 H 1 3 ClN 4 , used against susceptible plasmodia in the prophylactic treatment of malaria and against Toxoplasma gondi in the treatment of toxoplasmosis. pyrimethamine py·ri·meth·a·mine (pī’rə-měth’ə-mēn’, -mĭn) n. A potent folic acid antagonist used as a prophylactic antimalarial […]
[pahy-rim-i-deen, pi-, pir-uh-mi-deen, -din] /paɪˈrɪm ɪˌdin, pɪ-, ˈpɪr ə mɪˌdin, -dɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a heterocyclic compound, C 4 H 4 N 2 , that is the basis of several important biochemical substances. 2. one of several pyrimidine derivatives, especially the bases cytosine, thymine, and uracil, which are fundamental constituents of nucleic acids. /paɪˈrɪmɪˌdiːn/ noun […]