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Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context amino acid English) An essential amino acid C 6 H 14 N 2 O 2 .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an essential amino acid found in proteins; occurs especially in gelatin and casein

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Lysine (abbreviated as Lys or K ), encoded by the codons AAA and AAG) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins . It contains an α-amino group (which is in the protonated −NH form under biological conditions), an α-carboxylic acid ...

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These crystals were analyzed and it was reported that within each secretin molecule there existed 3 lysines, 2 arginines, 2 prolines, i histi-dine, i glutamic acid, i aspartic acid, and i methionine.

Since most of the abbreviations consist of the first three letters of the name, they are not difficult to memorize: glycine gly alanine ala valine val leucine leu asparagine asp'Ntb aspartic acid asp glutamine ghrNH2 glutamic acid glu THE HUMAN BRAIN isoleucine proline phenylalanine tyrosine tryptophan serine threonine ileu pro phe tyr try ser thr lysine histidine lys his arginine methionine arg met cystine cysteine cy-S-cy-SH Of the abbreviations that are more than the first three letters of the names, ileu, asp-NH2, and ghrNH2 should be clear.