Recent Examples of cysteine from the Web
The technology attaches fragments of potential small molecule drugs to another molecule that binds to cysteine, one of the amino acids that are the building blocks of proteins.
Plants use sulfur to manufacture cysteine and methionine, two amino acids important for producing protein.
Eggs are an awesome source of cysteine, which helps break down a headache-causing toxin that's produced when your body digests alcohol.
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Origin and Etymology of cysteine
First Known Use: 1884See Words from the same year
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