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agrocinopine (s) (noun), agrocinopines (pl)
Any of a class of opines present in crown gall, a type of plant tumor: An agrocinopine is a diesterified acid of sucrose and L-arabinose.

An "opine" is a bacterial growth substance coded for genes injected into the plant genome from Agrobacterium, a parasitic bacterium that causes crown gall disease in the plants it infects.

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