basic amino acid

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ba·sic a·mi·no ac·id

an amino acid containing a second basic group (usually an amino group), for example, lysine, arginine, ornithine.
Synonym(s): dibasic amino acid

basic amino acid

an amino acid that has a positive electric charge in solution at a pH of 7. The basic amino acids are arginine, histidine, and lysine.
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Table 2 also displays the cystine and dibasic amino acid excretion from phenotypically homozygous and heterozygous cystinuric patients.
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