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Related to histidine: histidine decarboxylase
An essential amino acid, C6H9N3O2, important for tissue growth and repair.
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(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid that occurs in most proteins: a precursor of histamine
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his•ti•dine(ˈhɪs tɪˌdin, -dɪn)
an essential amino acid, C3H3N2CH2CH(NH2)COOH, that is a constituent of proteins and is important as the iron-binding site in hemoglobin.Symbol: H
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An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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|Noun||1.||histidine - an essential amino acid found in proteins that is important for the growth and repair of tissue|
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
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n. histidina, aminoácido esencial en el crecimiento y en la restauración de los tejidos.
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