kynurenic acid kyn·u·re·nic acid (kĭn’yu-rē’nĭk, -rěn’ĭk, kīn’-)
A crystalline acid occurring in the urine as a product of the metabolism of tryptophan.
kynureninase kyn·u·re·nin·ase (kī’nyu-rē’nə-nās’, -nāz’, -rěn’ə-, kĭn’yu-) n. A liver enzyme that catalyzes the formation of alanine and anthranilic acid during tryptophan metabolism.
kynurenine kyn·u·re·nine (kīn-yur’ə-nēn’, kĭn-, kī’nyu-rē’nĭn, -rěn’ĭn, kĭn’yu-) n. An amino acid that is a precursor of kynurenic acid and that is excreted in small amounts in the urine as a product of the metabolism of tryptophan.
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