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tyrosine

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Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context amino acid English) A nonessential amino acid C 9 H 11 NO 3 found in most animal proteins, especially casein.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an amino acid found in most proteins; a precursor of several hormones

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
white, crystalline amino acid, 1857, coined 1846 by German chemist Justus von Liebig (1803-1873), who had first obtained it a year before from the products of a fusion of old cheese and potash, from Greek tyros "cheese" (from PIE *tu-ro- , from *teue- (2) ...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Tyrosine ( Tyr or Y ) or 4-hydroxyphenylalanine is one of the 22 amino acids that are used by cells to synthesize proteins . It is a non-essential amino acid with a polar side group. Its codons are UAC and UAU. The word "tyrosine" is from the Greek tyros ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Tyrosin \Tyr"o*sin\, n. [Gr. ? cheese.] (Physiol. Chem.) A white crystalline nitrogenous substance present in small amount in the pancreas and spleen, and formed in large quantity from the decomposition of proteid matter by various means, -- as by pancreatic ...

Usage examples of tyrosine.

Include the ecdysone construct with the tyrosine hydroxylase promoter we used with our recent mouse experiments.

In the normal individual, the amino acid phenylalanine, an essential constituent of proteins, is routinely converted in part to the related amino acid tyrosine, also an essential constituent of proteins.

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.

Your work with tyrosine hydroxylase interaction with catecholamines is little short of rev­olutionary.

Your work with tyrosine hydroxylase interaction with catecholamines is little short of rev­.