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[sis-tuh-thahy-uh-neen, -nin] /ˌsɪs təˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
an amino acid, C 7 H 14 O 4 N 2 S, that is an intermediate in the transfer of sulfur from methionine to cysteine.
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cystathionine cys·ta·thi·o·nine (sĭs'tə-thī'ə-nēn', -nīn')
An intermediate in the conversion of methionine to cysteine.

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