<chemistry> A complex nitrogenous substance obtained from murexide, alloxantin, and other ureids, as a white, or yellowish, crystalline which turns red on exposure to the air.
Synonyms: uramil, dialuramide, and formerly purpuric acid.
Origin: From Murexide.
(01 Mar 1998)
murein transglycosylase, murenoid, Muret, Paul-Louis, murex < Prev | Next >
murexide, murexoin, muriate, muriated
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