cystathionine

[ sis-tuh-thahy-uh-neen, -nin ]
/ ˌsɪs təˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn /

noun Biochemistry.

an amino acid, C7H14O4N2S, that is an intermediate in the transfer of sulfur from methionine to cysteine.

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Origin of cystathionine

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Medical definitions for cystathionine

cystathionine
[ sĭs′tə-thīə-nēn′, -nīn′ ]

n.

An intermediate in the conversion of methionine to cysteine.
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