xanthurenic acid

4,8-Dihydroxyquinoline-2-carboxylic acid; 4,8-dihydroquinaldic acid;the sulfur-yellow crystals form a red compound with Millon reagent, or an intensely green one with ferrous sulfate; excreted in the urine of pyridoxine-deficient animals after the ingestion of tryptophan, and of rats fed almost exclusively with fibrin. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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xanthurenic acid

(zanth″u-renĀ“ik) a metabolite of L-tryptophan, present in normal urine and in increased amounts in vitamin B6 deficiency.
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xanthurenic acid

Type: Term Pronunciation: zan′thū-rēn′ik as′id Definitions: 1. This compound a metabolic product resulting from indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) breakdown of tryptophan, may accumulate in human lens cells and play a role in senile-onset lens pathology, leading to lens cell apoptosis. Excreted in the urine of pyridoxine-...
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Xanthurenic acid

Xanthurenic acid is a chemical shown to induce gametogenesis of Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite that causes malaria. It is found in the gut of the Anopheles mosquito. Xanthurenic acid is a metabolic intermediate that accumulates and is excreted by pyridoxine (vitamin B6) deficient animals after the ingestion of tryptophan. Xanthurenic acid is ...
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