ergothioneine

noun

er·​go·​thi·​o·​ne·​ine ˌər-gō-ˌthī-ˈō-nē-ˌēn How to pronounce ergothioneine (audio) -ˈän-ē- How to pronounce ergothioneine (audio)
: a crystalline betaine C9H15N3O2S that is found especially in ergot and blood

called also thioneine

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“Ergothioneine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ergothioneine. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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