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Medical Term:

pantonine

Pronunciation: pan'to-nen

Definition: An amino acid identified in Escherichia coli that may be an intermediate in the biosynthesis of pantothenic acid by that organism, containing NH2 in place of the a-OH group of pantothenic acid.

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