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ho·mo·cys·tine(hō'mō-sis'tēn), Distinguish this word in spelling and pronunciation from homocysteine.
A disulfide, its formation results resulting from the mild oxidation of homocysteine; an analogue of cystine.
homocystine/ho·mo·cys·tine/ (-sis´tēn) a homologue of cystine formed from two molecules of homocysteine; it is a source of sulfur in the body.
a disulfide analog of homocysteine produced by the oxidation of homocysteine. See also homocysteine.
The disulfide resulting from the mild oxidation of homocysteine; an analogue of cystine.
a homolog of cystine which results from demethylation of methionine.