cysteic acid

noun
cys·​te·​ic acid | \ ˈsis-tē-ik- How to pronounce cysteic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of cysteic acid

: a crystalline amino acid C3H7NO5S formed by oxidation of cysteine or cystine and yielding taurine on decarboxylation

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“Cysteic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cysteic%20acid. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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