car·​no·​sine ˈkär-nə-ˌsēn, -sən How to pronounce carnosine (audio)
: a colorless crystalline dipeptide C9H14N4O3 occurring in the muscles of most mammals

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“Carnosine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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