Definition of Sarcosine

1. Noun. A sweetish crystalline amino acid.

Generic synonyms: Amino Acid, Aminoalkanoic Acid



Definition of Sarcosine

1. Noun. (organic compound) The amino acid N-methyl-glycine; it is present in most tissue, and has a number of industrial applications ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sarcosine

1. An amino acid occurring as an intermediate in the metabolism of choline in the kidney and liver. It is normally not detectable in human blood or urine. Chemical name: Glycine, N-methyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcosine

sarcopside
sarcopsides
sarcopterygian
sarcopterygians
sarcoptic
sarcoptic acariasis
sarcoptic mange
sarcoptid
sarcoptids
sarcorhamphi
sarcosepta
sarcoseptum
sarcoses
sarcosin
sarcosinaemia
sarcosine (current term)
sarcosine dehydrogenase
sarcosine oxidase
sarcosine reductase
sarcosis
sarcosomal
sarcosome
sarcosomes
sarcosporidian
sarcostosis
sarcostyle
sarcostyles
sarcotic
sarcotics
sarcotripsy

Literary usage of Sarcosine

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1. First Principles of Chemistry, for the Use of Colleges and Schools by Benjamin Silliman (1860)
"sarcosine is metameric with alanine, which it very much resembles in its general characters, and is like it an organic base, but is distinguished from ..."

2. First principles of chemistry for the use of colleges and schools by Benjamin Silliman (1861)
"... would seem from its ready volatility to belong to the series of sarcosine. 902. The flesh-fluid also affords a peculiar acid, called ino- sinic acid, ..."

3. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical: Theoretical and by George Fownes (1863)
"It aa]jD found in conjunction with kreatin in urine. sarcosine ... sarcosine dissolves with facility in water; it is difficultly soluble in alcohol, ..."

4. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"... carbonate separates, and the solution, after the removal of the barium by carbonic arid, yields on evaporation colorless rhombic prisms of sarcosine. ..."

5. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1913)
"/CH, CH,N/ I \H COOH sarcosine is prepared by boiling creatine with an aqueous solution of 10 times its weight of barium hydroxide until all odour of ..."

6. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1896)
"The creatine is decomposed into sarcosine and urea, the latter product being further split up into ammonia and carbonic acid. ..."

7. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann, Joseph Merritt Matthews (1896)
"The creatine is decomposed into sarcosine and urea, the latter product being further split up into ammonia and carbonic acid. ..."

8. Researches on the Chemistry of Food by Justus Liebig, William Gregory (1847)
"Analysis of The double chloride of platinum and sarcosine, salt. dried in the ... Sulphate of Sulphate of sarcosine.—The preparation of this salt has been ..."

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