[ sis-tuh-thahy-uh-neen, -nin ]
/ ˌsɪs təˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn /
an amino acid, C7H14O4N2S, that is an intermediate in the transfer of sulfur from methionine to cysteine.
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Medical definitions for cystathionine
[ sĭs′tə-thī′ə-nēn′, -nīn′ ]
An intermediate in the conversion of methionine to cysteine.
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