TITLE

pyoxanthin(e)

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1830
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "pyoxanthin" is presented. It refers to a yellow pigment resulting from oxidation of pyocyanin, sometimes present in pus.
ACCESSION #
21243114

 

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