Definition of Peptones
1. Noun. (plural of peptone) ¹
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Definition of Peptones
1. peptone [n] - See also: peptone
Medical Definition of Peptones
1. Derived proteins or mixtures of cleavage products produced by the partial hydrolysis of a native protein either by an acid or by an enzyme. Peptones are readily soluble in water, and are not precipitable by heat, by alkalis, or by saturation with ammonium sulfate. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Peptones
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1. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1888)
"As these latter bodies are not precipitated by the ammonium salt, we had expected to obtain peptones free from the primary cleavage products of albumin and ..."
2. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"Distinguishing Characters of peptones. character. jn £neir preparation, peptones all possess, essentially, the same physical and chemical properties. ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"THE POISONOUS ACTION OF peptones AND ... and Chit- tenden, and the peptones by that of Wenz. Similar experiments had formerly been made by Schmidt-Mulheim ..."
4. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1898)
"Commercial peptones and ... and peptones. The " peptone " thus obtained is claimed to be eminently suited for the sustenance of invalids and persons whose ..."
5. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration to Ante-mortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler (1908)
"According to Stutzer, there may be distinguished pepsin peptones and ... The opinions regarding the nutritive value of peptones are very different, ..."
6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"The peptones and the ... be dropped altogether and that, instead, the term "peptones not precipitable by ammonium sulphate" be used. ..."
7. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen, Henry Leffmann (1898)
"Commercial peptones and ... are converted more or less completely into albu- moses and peptones. ... the so-called peptones which are pro- ..."