cystine definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline amino acid, C6H12N2O4S2, formed through the disulfide linkage of two cysteines during folding of several proteins, especially keratin, and stabilizing the tertiary construction associated with protein.
    • a nonessential amino acid created because of the oxidation of cysteine; it contains two cycteine residues connected by a disulfide relationship
    • A white crystalline compound, C3H7NSO2, containing sulphur, occuring as a constituent of particular uncommon urinary calculi, and periodically discovered as a sediment in urine.
    • a crystalline amino acid within proteins (especially keratin); found in kidney stones
    • A white crystalline amino acid, C6H12N2O4S2, formed through the disulfide linkage of two cysteines during folding of several proteins, specifically keratin, and stabilizing the tertiary structure for the necessary protein.
    • a nonessential amino acid formed by the oxidation of cysteine; it contains two cycteine deposits connected by a disulfide relationship
    • A white crystalline compound, C3H7NSO2, containing sulphur, occuring as a constituent of particular unusual urinary calculi, and sporadically found as a sediment in urine.
    • a crystalline amino acid present proteins (especially keratin); found in bladder rocks

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