homocystine


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homocystine

 [ho″mo-sis´tēn]
a homologue of cystine that results from demethylation of methionine.

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.

homocystine

[-sis′tin]
a disulfide analog of homocysteine produced by the oxidation of homocysteine. See also homocysteine.

ho·mo·cys·tine

(hō'mō-sis'tēn)
The disulfide resulting from the mild oxidation of homocysteine; an analogue of cystine.

homocystine

a homolog of cystine which results from demethylation of methionine.
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To detect Hg(II) ion selectively, we modified the surface of the gold nanoparticle with mercaptopropionic acid (MPA) and homocystine (bound to the gold nanoparticle surface through Au-S bond) and we added a chelating ligand 2,6-pyridinedicarboxylic acid (PDCA), to the solution, as we discussed before.
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The pathways were altered by feeding either methionine or homocystine (H-H) in conjunction with either folic acid (FA) or choline deficiency.
We also investigated for prothrombotic states, like Anti thrombin III concentrations, Homocystine levels, Factor VIII, Factor V Leiden, albumin, fibrinogen, and, platelet count, platelet aggregation, and bleeding time were normal.
Homocysteine is detected in amino acid profiles as its oxidized homodimer, homocystine.
The patient's plasma homocystine concentration was 48 jwmol/L (reference interval, <2 [micro]mol/L), and her urine homocystine concentration was also markedly increased.
Isotopically labeled MMA and homocystine standards were purchased from Cambridge Isotope Laboratories and isotopically labeled MCA from CDN Isotopes.
HHCY was induced by 2 different diets (Altromin) that were administered for 12 weeks: methionine at 24 g/kg food and homocystine at 20 g/kg food.
The 2 other groups were fed with homocystine-enriched diets, containing 10 g (Hcy1) or 20 g (Hcy2) homocystine (Sigma) per kg food (corresponding to 1% and 2% Hcy).
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