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EtymologyEdit

lysis +‎ -ine, in reference to its tendency to participate in catalysis.

NounEdit

lysine (countable and uncountable, plural lysines)

  1. (biochemistry) An essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2.
    Synonym: Lys
    • 2010, Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno, The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN), page 65:
      Lysine is an essential amino acid required for many body functions, including growth and bone development in children; calcium absorption and maintenance of the correct nitrogen balance in the body; maintenance of lean body mass; production of antibodies, hormones, and enzymes; collagen formation and repair of tissue.

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ly‧si‧ne

NounEdit

lysine f or m (uncountable)

  1. lysine

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lysine f (countable and uncountable, plural lysines)

  1. lysine

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