Definition of Acrasin

1. a substance secreted by the cells of a slime mold [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrasin

acquittaunce
acquitted
acquitter
acquitters
acquitting
acracies
acracy
acral
acral lentiginous melanoma
acrania
acranial
acranius
acrasia
acrasial
acrasias
acrasin (current term)
acrasins
acraspeda
acrasy
acratic
acrawl
acre-foot
acre feet
acre foot
acre inch
acreable
acreage
acreages
acred
acremonium

Literary usage of Acrasin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"(26), who showed that the nucleotide is the acrasin which attracts the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum to E. coli (26). The lowering of cyclic AMP ..."

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