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A covalently linked dimeric nonessential amino acid formed by the oxidation of CYSTEINE. Two molecules of cysteine are joined together by a disulfide bridge to form cystine.

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Tree Number(s): D01.248.497.158.874.390.369, D01.875.350.850.150.369, D02.886.030.230.369, D02.886.520.150.087, D12.125.095.369, D12.125.119.369, D12.

MeSH Unique ID: D003553

Registry Number: 48TCX9A1VT

Entry Terms:

  • L-Cystine
  • L Cystine
  • Copper Cystinate

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