(= Lys; K; 146D)
Amino acid; the only carrier of a side-chain primary amino group in proteins. Has important structural and chemical roles in proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Lysine — Lysine …   Wikipedia

  • lysine — [ lizin ] n. f. • 1897; du gr. lusis « solution, dissolution » ♦ Biochim. 1 ♦ Acide aminé essentiel, l un des vingt constituants des protéines. 2 ♦ Anticorps ou toxine capable de provoquer la lyse cellulaire. 3 ♦ Protéine de l acrosome du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • lysine — lysine. См. лизин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Lysine — Lysine,   vom Körper gebildete Abwehrstoffe, die ins Blut eingedrungene Bakterien (Bakteriolysine) oder blutgruppenfremde Blutkörperchen (Hämolysine) auflösen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lysine — [lī′sēn΄] n. [ LYS(I) + INE3] an essential amino acid, NH2 (CH2) 4CH(NH2)COOH obtained synthetically or by the hydrolysis of certain proteins in digestion: see AMINO ACID …   English World dictionary

  • Lysine — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lys (homonymie). Lysine L ou S …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lysine — /luy seen, sin/, n. Biochem. a crystalline, basic, amino acid, H2N(CH2)4CH(NH2)COOH, produced chiefly from many proteins by hydrolysis, essential in the nutrition of humans and animals. Abbr.: Lys; Symbol: K [1890 95; LYS + INE2] * * * One of the …   Universalium

  • lysine — lizinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Aminorūgštis. formulė H₂N(CH₂)₄CH(NH₂)COOH santrumpa( os) Lys, K atitikmenys: angl. lysine rus. лизин ryšiai: sinonimas – 2,6 diaminoheksano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lysine — noun Date: 1892 a crystalline essential amino acid C6H14N2O2 obtained from the hydrolysis of various proteins …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lysine — noun An essential amino acid CHNO found in most animal proteins; essential for growth especially in children. Syn: Lys …   Wiktionary

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