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- adjective biochemistry Of, pertaining to, or derived from the
amino acid cysteine
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These medications work by inhibiting the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT-1 receptor, which is involved in the inflammatory response.
Probably a remote relative of cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase, running the search two different ways consistently picks this up.
Montelukast causes inhibition of airway cysteinyl leukotriene receptors as demonstrated by the ability to inhibit bronchoconstriction due to inhaled LTD
*, is a selective and orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT
Here it is easy to see the chemical structure, a four-membered ß-lactam ring attached to a six-membered sulphur-containing ring -- derived most probably like the corresponding penicillin, from "� - (a-aminoadipoyl) - cysteinyl valine but in an oxidized form.
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