Meaning of LEUCOPTERIN in English

lüˈkäptərə̇n noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary leuc- + pterin

: a crystalline alkali-soluble compound H 2 NC 6 N 4 (OH) 3 that constitutes the white pigment of cabbage butterflies and other lepidoptera and wasps and is convertible into xanthopterin on reduction; 2-amino-4,6,7-trihydroxy-pteridine

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