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An amino acid, C3H7NO3, that is a common constituent of many proteins.
serine(ˈsɛriːn; ˈsɪəriːn; -rɪn)
(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-)
a crystalline amino acid, HOCH2CH(NH2)COOH, found in many proteins and obtained by the hydrolysis of sericin. Abbr.: Ser; Symbol: S
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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|Noun||1.||serine - a sweetish crystalline amino acid involved in the synthesis by the body of cysteine|