djenkolic acid

noun djen·kol·ic acid \(ˈ)jen|¦kälik-, -eŋ|-\

Definition of djenkolic acid

  1. :  a crystalline amino acid CH2[SCH2CH(NH2)COOH]2 obtained especially from the velvet bean

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Origin and Etymology of djenkolic acid

djenkol (bean) velvet bean (from Java djenkol) + -ic


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