cystathionine

noun
cys·​ta·​thi·​o·​nine | \ ˌsis-tə-ˈthī-ə-ˌnēn How to pronounce cystathionine (audio) \

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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“Cystathionine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cystathionine. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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