cystathionine

noun
cys·​ta·​thi·​o·​nine | \ˌsis-tə-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn \

Medical Definition of cystathionine 

: a sulfur-containing amino acid C7H14N2O4S formed as an intermediate in the conversion of methionine to cysteine

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