lysine

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noun ly·sine \ˈlī-ˌsēn\

Definition of lysine

  1. :  a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins

First Known Use of lysine

1892


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lysine

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noun ly·sine \ˈlī-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of lysine

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


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