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homoserine


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symbol: Hse; α‐amino‐γ‐hydroxybutyric acid; an intermediate in the biosynthesis of cystathionine, threonine, and methionine. It also occurs in bacterial peptidoglycans and, as its O‐guanidino derivative, in canavanine. The term normally implies the l enantiomer.

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Subjects: Chemistry.


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