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ser·ine

 (sĕr′ēn′)
n.
An amino acid, C3H7NO3, that is a common constituent of many proteins.

serine

(ˈsɛriːn; ˈsɪəriːn; -rɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a sweet-tasting amino acid that is synthesized in the body and is involved in the synthesis of cysteine; 2-amino-3-hydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: CH2(OH)CH(NH2)COOH
[C19: from sericin + -ine2]

ser•ine

(ˈsɛr in, -ɪn, ˈsɪər-)

n.
a crystalline amino acid, HOCH2CH(NH2)COOH, found in many proteins and obtained by the hydrolysis of sericin. Abbr.: Ser; Symbol: S
[1875–80; < German Serin (1865); see sericin, -ine2]

ser·ine

(sĕr′ēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serine - a sweetish crystalline amino acid involved in the synthesis by the body of cysteine
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
Serin
seryna

serine

n serina
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With avibactam's ability to inhibit many serine-betalactamase enzymes, aztreonam's activity is restored against pathogens that co-produce MBLs and serine enzymes, presenting a new treatment option.
In the case of insects, the most common digestive proteases have been classified based on their specificity, catalytic mechanism, optimum pH and sensitivity to chemical inhibitors, defining several groups that include serine proteases, cysteine proteases, aspartic proteases and metalloproteases which are widely distributed amongst insects (Terra 1990; Terra and Ferreira 1994).
In particular the phosphorylation of p65 subunit at serine 276 phosphorylation regulates the expression of different types of genes including vascular cell adhesion molecule-1(VCAM-1) and Interleukin-8(IL-8) which plays a crucial role in tumor-associated angiogenesis and metastasis.
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This review presents an overview of three critical synthetic enzymes required for sphingolipid synthesis--phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase (Phgdh), serine palmitoyltransferase (SPT), and glucosylceramide synthase (GlcT-1/GCS)--and their cellular functions.

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