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Definition of the noun alkapton
What does alkapton mean as a name of something?
- an acid formed as an intermediate product of the metabolism of tyrosine and phenylalanine
Alternative definition of the noun alkapton
- homogentisic acid
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Alkapton is a peculiar substance found in the urine by Bódeker.
Edinburgh Medical Journal (1899)
The word alkapton is a compound of alkali, and the Greek for “ to absorb greedily. ” The positive and negative signs present in the urine of patients the subjects of this complaint are-(1) Deepening in colour on exposure to the air ; (2) rapid ...
by American Pharmaceutical Association
Alkapton is a new substance found by Bodecker and E. Diirr in the urine of a man , sufl'ering from an unexplained disease; it reduces permanganic and chromic acid, Fehling's liquid, but not subnitrate of bismuth; it contains C,H,N and 0. Ann. ( 1 ...
Medical Council (1918)
Alkapton is an oxyacid, particularly glycuronic acid. It has no clinical importance. Urea. Derived from the proteids of the food and the waste of the body, it is the end -product of the bulk of the nitrogen (85 per cent.) eliminated by the kidney.
alkapton (al-kap' ton), n. . [alk(ali) + Gr. ärrelv, touch..] A term originally introduced to designate a certain urinary constituent ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions; Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
Urine containing alkapton turns dark on standing or on the addition of an alkali. Alkarsin [al-kar* -sin\ [alcohol : arsenic]. Cadet's Fuming Liquid ; an extremely poisonous liquid containing cacodyl. It is of a brown color, and on exposure to the air ...
by Donald Venes, MD
alkapton, alcapton (al-kap'ton)...
[alkapton + -uria] A ...
by George P. Rédei
Alkaptonuria The accumulated homogentisic acid in AKU is excreted in urine and is readily oxidized into a dark compound (see on the cornea: see Fig. A48), alkapton, staining dark already the diapers of affected newborns.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
alkapton (al-kap' ton), n. . [alk(ali) + Gr. ârrev, touch..] A term originally introduced to designate a certain urinary constituent which is met with on rare ...
Encyclopaedia Medica (1900)
by Chalmers Watson
Sometimes this slight change is due to sugar, sometimes to other substances which occasionally occur in the urine, and which reduce Fehling's solution, such as flycuronic acid, alkapton, uric acid and urates in great excess, lactose, pentose , ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
[alkapton + G. ouron, urine] al-co-hol (al'kö-hol) 1. One of a series ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Alkapton (al-lzaphton). A yellowish resinous body occasionally found in urine, which on exposure to air acquires a ...
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould
Alkapton (al-kap'-ton). A yellowish resinous body occasionally found in urine, which on exposure to air acquires a brownish tint. It does not ferment and does not reduce bismuth like glucose, though it throws down a somewhat brownish mass.
by Robley Dunglison
ALIMENT ALKAPTON Non-nitrogenous. Minerals. 4. Carbohydrate* contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, the two latter elements in the proportions to form water. Examples: starch, dextrin, cane sugar, grape sugar, lactose, or milk sugar.
by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero
alkapton (al-kap' -ton): Homogentistic acid (q.v.).
A Dictionary of Genetics (2013)
by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield
alkapton 2, 5—dihydroxyphenylacetic ...
Dictionary of Rheumatology (2015)
by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold
amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine where, due to a defective activity of the enzyme called homogentisic acid oxidase, there is no cleavage of homogentisic acid (alkapton) causing accumulation in the body and excretion in urine.
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