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lysine

noun ly·sine \ˈlī-ˌsēn\

Definition of LYSINE

:  a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins
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First Known Use of LYSINE

1892
Medical Dictionary

lysine

noun ly·sine \ˈlī-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of LYSINE

:  a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins—abbreviation Lys

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