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ser·ine

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

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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]
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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]
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ser·ine

(sĕr′ēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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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"
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Translations
Serin
seryna

serine

n serina
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