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cys•tine



Pronunciation: (sis'tēn, -tin), [key]
n. Biochem.
a crystalline amino acid, C6H12O4N2S2, occurring in most proteins, esp. the keratins in hair, wool, and horn, and yielding cysteine on reduction.

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