sinigrin

sinigrin
sin·i·grin 'sin-i-grin n a crystalline glucoside C10H16KNO9S2 found in the seeds of black mustard (Brassica nigra) from which allyl isothiocyanate is obtained compare MUSTARD OIL (1)

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sin·i·grin (sinґĭ-grin) potassium myronate, a glycoside found in black or brown mustard (Brassica nigra) and horseradish (Armoracia lapathifolia), from which allyl isothiocyanate is derived. Animals eating large quantities of these plants, especially their seeds, can develop fatal gastroenteritis.

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  • Sinigrin — Sinigrin …   Wikipedia

  • Sinigrin — Sin i*grin, n. [From NL. Sinapis nigra.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the seeds of black mustard ({Brassica nigra}, formerly {Sinapis nigra}) It resembles sinalbin, and consists of a potassium salt of myronic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sinigrīn — Sinigrīn, s. Senföl …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sinigrin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Sinigrin Andere Namen 1 ( …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sinigrin — Si|ni|g|rin [Kurzw. aus nlat. Sinapis (eigtl. Brassica) nigra = Schwarzer Senf (Bot.) u. ↑ in (3)], das; s; Syn.: Kaliummyronat: ein Glucosinolat, das durch ↑ Myrosinase (Sinigrinase) zu Allylisothiocyanat abgebaut wird. * * * Sinigr …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sinigrin — /sin i grin/, n. Chem. a colorless, crystalline, water soluble solid, KC10H16NO9S2·H2O, found chiefly in the seeds of the black mustard, that deters some insect predators. Also called potassium myronate. [1875 80; < NL Sin(apis n)igr(a) species… …   Universalium

  • sinigrin — noun A toxic glycoside found in many brassicas …   Wiktionary

  • Sinigrin — Si|ni|grin* das; s Kunstw. aus lat. sinapis nigra »schwarzer Senf« u. ↑...in> in dem Samen des Schwarzen Senfs u. in anderen Kreuzblütlern enthaltenes ↑Glykosid, das bei der ↑Hydrolyse in Senföl u. Traubenzucker gespalten wird (Biochem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • sinigrin — n. potassium myronate, colorless crystalline compound found in black mustard seeds and horseradish root (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sinigrin — sin·i·grin …   English syllables

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