from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An amino acid, C3H7O2NS, derived from cystine and found in most proteins.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sulphur-containing nonessential amino acid C3H7NO2S found in most animal proteins; it readily oxidizes to cystine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an amino acid containing sulfur that is found in most proteins; oxidizes on exposure to air to form cystine
Alteration of cystine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
An alteration of cystine. (Wiktionary)