cadaverine :

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  • n  a colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue

  • The new fibre (made of complex nitrogen compounds, among them cadaverine), as silky as silk itself, can be produced in sizes one-tenth to one-seventy-fifth finer than silk .
  • Scientists and police detectives alike have long known that decomposing human bodies give off some ghastly smellscaused by the emission of the aptly named gases "cadaverine" and .

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