mimosine


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mimosine

[mə′mō‚sēn]
(organic chemistry)
C8H10N2O4 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 235-236°C; soluble in dilute acids or bases; used as a depilatory agent. Also known as leucaenine; leucaenol; leucenine; leucenol.
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leucocephala phytochemical profile, there are in its composition compounds as mimosine (b-[N-(3-hydroxy-4-oxopyridyl)]--a-aminopropionic acid), and gallic acids, protocatechuic, p-hydroxybenzoic, p-hydroxyphenylacetic, vanillic, ferulic, caffeic and p-coumaric acids (Chou & Kuo, 1986; Aderogba, McGaw, Bezabih, & Abegaz, 2010; Hassan, Tawfik, & Abou-Setta, 2014).
Contribution of condensed tannins and mimosine to the methane mitigation caused by feeding Leucaena leucocephala.
Considering diet composition, future studies should consider monitoring the presence of Synergistes jonesii, a bacteria capable of degrading 3,4 dihydroxypyridine (3,4 DHP), a degradation product of the non-protein amino acid mimosine present in different leucaena species and resulting from the adaptation to leucaena intake (Hammond, 1995).
This is due to the presence of mimosine which are toxic and can be extracted about 90% through soaking in freshwater [13].
Ascorbic acid, crocetin, D-glucoronic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, palmitic and stearic acids, mimosine, D- xylose and b-sitosterols were found in phytochemical analysis of M.
Mimosine mitigates oxidative stress in selenium deficient seedlings of Vigna radiata-Part I: Restoration of mitochondrial function.
In this case, the hair loss in the initial phase could be associated with the mimosine action.
A rapid colorimentric method for the determination of mimosine.
Deferiprone is a bidentate iron ligand (ie, per molecule, it has 2 donor atoms capable of binding with iron) designed to mimic the naturally occurring chelators mimosine, tropolone, and maltol.
1991) makes it a viable feed component, but secondary plant compounds such as condensed tannin (Jackson & Barry 1996) and mimosine (National Academy of Sciences 1977) may reduce its value.