lysinoalaninemedical dictionary

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N(6)-(2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)-l-lysine. An unusual amino acid, not a dipeptide, which has been found in proteins of cooked foods. It is formed in food that is heated or treated with alkali. Has been implicated in nephrocytomegalia in rats.

Chemical name: L-Lysine, N6-(2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)