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cystathionine

[sis-tuh-thahy-uh-neen, -nin]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an amino acid, C7H14O4N2S, that is an intermediate in the transfer of sulfur from methionine to cysteine.

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cystathionine

(sĭs′tə-thīə-nēn′, -nīn′)
n.
  1. An intermediate in the conversion of methionine to cysteine.
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