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Pronunciation: di-ke'to-hi'drin-dil'i-den di-ke'to-hi-drin'da-men

Definition: The colored product formed in the reaction of an a-amino acid and ninhydrin (triketohydrindene hydrate); a reaction used in the quantitative assay of a-amino acids.

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