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ly•sine



Pronunciation: (lī'sēn, -sin), [key]
n. Biochem.
a crystalline, basic, amino acid, H2N(CH2)4CH(NH2)COOH, produced chiefly from many proteins by hydrolysis, essential in the nutrition of humans and animals. Abbr.: Lys; Symbol: K

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