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Meaning of cystathionine

cys•ta•thi•o•nine

Pronunciation: (sis"tu-thī'u-nēn", -nin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. an amino acid, CHONS, that is an intermediate in the transfer of sulfur from methionine to cysteine.
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