serine

noun ser·ine \ ˈser-ˌēn \

Definition of serine

: a crystalline nonessential amino acid C3H7NO3 that occurs as a residue in many proteins

Origin and Etymology of serine

International Scientific Vocabulary sericin + 2-ine


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serine

noun ser·ine \ ˈse(ə)r-ˌēn \

medical Definition of serine

: a nonessential amino acid C3H7NO3 that occurs especially as a structural part of many proteins and phosphatidylethanolamines and is a precursor of glycine abbreviation Ser

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