cystine

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From Ancient Greek κύστις (kústis, bladder), where it was found.

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cystine (countable and uncountable, plural cystines)

  1. (chemistry) A nonessential amino acid formed by the oxidation of cysteine; it contains two cycteine residues linked by a disulfide bond.

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