lysine(redirected from Iysine)
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An essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2, obtained by the hydrolysis of proteins and required by the body for optimum growth.
(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid that occurs in proteins
ly•sine(ˈlaɪ sin, -sɪn)
a crystalline, basic, essential amino acid, H2N(CH2)4CH(NH2)COOH, produced chiefly from many proteins by hydrolysis. Abbr.: Lys;Symbol: K
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.