leucinopine


leucinopine
(= dicarboxypropyl leucine)
An analogue of nopaline found in crown gall tumours (induced by Agrobacterium tumefasciens) that do not synthesize octopine or nopaline.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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