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Definition of: cystine

(sistēn, -tin) noun Biochem.
One of the amino acids, C6H12O4N2S2, produced by the digestion or hydrolysis of proteins in the body, and isolated from the urine in the form of white hexagonal crystals. It is an important factor in nutrition. [<CYST(O) + -INE]

Most often used phrases:

cystine knot
cystine stones
cystine crystals
amino acid cystine
cystine reductase
cystine residues
cystine proline
cystine tryptic
cystine bonds
cysteine cystine
lysosomal cystine
cystine cysteine
cystine glutamate

'cystine' used in domains:

homocystine.com
cystine.com
nancystine.com

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