homocysteine definition

  • noun:
    • An amino acid used typically by the human body in mobile metabolic process while the manufacture of proteins. Elevated concentrations inside bloodstream are thought to improve the danger for cardiovascular disease by harming the lining of arteries and improving bloodstream clotting.
    • An amino acid that is monitored in blood to calculate threat of heart problems.

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