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cys·te·ine

 (sĭs′tə-ēn′, -ĭn, -tē-)
n.
An amino acid, C3H7O2NS, derived from cystine and found in most proteins.

[Alteration of cystine.]

cysteine

(ˈsɪstɪˌiːn; -ɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a sulphur-containing amino acid, present in proteins, that oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine. Formula: HSCH2CH(NH2)COOH
[C19: variant of cystine]
ˌcysteˈinic adj

cys•te•ine

(ˈsɪs tiˌin, -ɪn)

n.
a crystalline amino acid, C3H7O2NS, a component of nearly all proteins, obtained by the reduction of cystine. Abbr.: Cys;Symbol: C
[1880–85; alter. of cystine]
cys`te•in′ic, adj.

cys·te·ine

(sĭs′tə-ēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid. See Note at keratin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cysteine - an amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
Translations
cystein
Cystein
cystéine
cysteina

cys·te·ine

n. cisteína, aminoácido derivado de la cistina, presente en la mayor parte de las proteínas.

cysteine

n cisteína
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These effects are due, in part, to one or more cysteinyl residues found distal from the active site.
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In short, the urease inhibition may involve coordination of Pd(II) with cysteinyl sulfur or histidine nitrogen atoms of urease, and the extent of inhibition may be controlled by various factors including the presence of metal centre, electron density, steric hindrance, hydrophobicity, and nature and position of substituents.
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