Definition of Pterin

1. Noun. A chemical compound responsible for some of the colouring in nature. It is also a component of folic acid. ¹



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Definition of Pterin

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pterin

pteridine
pteridines
pterido-
pteridological
pteridologies
pteridologist
pteridologists
pteridology
pteridomania
pteridophyte
pteridophytes
pteridophytic
pterin (current term)
pterinic
pterins
pterion
pterions
ptero-
pterocarpan
pterocarpans
pterodactyl
pterodactylane
pterodactyls
pterophore
pterophores
pterophyte
pterophytes

Literary usage of Pterin

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... side chains such as those present in the above pteridines should permit the formation of compounds related to biopterin, neo- pterin, and sepiapterin. ..."

2. English Etymologies by William Henry Fox Talbot (1847)
"Pliny says: " pterin Graeci vocant, ... Since the Greeks called fern pterin, or feather, the word Fern may perhaps be derived from Fer. ..."

3. Solid Phase Extraction in Sample Preparation: An Applications Bibliography by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... Prostacyclin from Urine (Phase/Analysis: C18/HPLC, RIA) pterin: ... pterin from Urine (Phase/Analysis: SAX/HPLC) ..."

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