hydantoin[hī-dan′tō-in]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. derived from urea or from allantoin; the NH–CH2–CO group is prototypical of α-amino acids. Hydantoin derivatives are formed by the reaction of phenylisothiocyanate or phenylisocyanate and a polypeptide.

Synonyms
glycolylurea

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