amanitin

noun am·a·ni·tin \ -ˈnī-tᵊn , -ˈnē- \

Definition of amanitin

:a highly toxic peptide that is produced by the death cap and that selectively inhibits mammalian RNA polymerase

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Origin and Etymology of amanitin

amanita + -in


Medical Dictionary

amanitin

noun am·a·ni·tin \ -ˈnit-ᵊn , -ˈnēt- \

medical Definition of amanitin

:a highly toxic cyclic peptide produced by the death cap that selectively inhibits mammalian RNA polymerase

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