desthiobiotin

noun
des·​thio·​bi·​o·​tin | \ ˌdez-ˌthī-ə-ˈbī-ət-ən How to pronounce desthiobiotin (audio) \

Medical Definition of desthiobiotin

: a crystalline acid C10H18N2O3 obtained from biotin by removal of sulfur and held to be a precursor of biotin in some organisms (as many yeasts and bacteria)

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“Desthiobiotin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desthiobiotin. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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