sinalbin

noun sin·al·bin \sə̇ˈnalbə̇n\

Definition of sinalbin

plural

-s

  1. :  a bitter crystalline glucoside C30H42N2O15S2 in white mustard seeds that on hydrolysis by myrosin yields glucose, sinapine hydrogen sulfate, and the yellow irritant mustard oil para-hydroxy-benzyl isothiocyanate

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Origin and Etymology of sinalbin

International Scientific Vocabulary sin- (from Latin sinapis mustard) + Latin alba (feminine of albus white) + International Scientific Vocabulary -in — more at elf


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