Cadaverine meaning

kə-dăv'ə-rēn'
A syrupy, colorless, fuming ptomaine, C5 H14 N2 , produced in decaying animal tissue by the decarboxylation of lysine.
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A colorless, putrid-smelling, liquid ptomaine, NH2(CH2)5NH2, produced by the action of microorganisms on proteins, as in decaying flesh.
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A syrupy, colorless, foul-smelling polyamine, C5 H14 N2 , produced in decaying animal tissue by the decarboxylation of lysine.
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A foul-smelling diamine produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Cadaverine is a toxic diamine with the formula NH2(CH2)5NH2. Cadaverine is also known by the names 1,5-pentanediamine and pentamethylenediamine.
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