muramyl dipeptide

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abbr.: MDP; N‐acetyl‐muramyl‐d‐alanyl‐d‐isoglutamine; a synthetic, water‐soluble, peptidoglycan derivative that is capable of replacing whole mycobacteria in complete Freund's adjuvant. It is highly active in stimulating antibody production against an antigen injected simultaneously.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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