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  • Tyrosine (abbreviated as Tyr or Y) or 4-hydroxyphenylalanine, is one of the 22 amino acids that are used by cells to synthesize proteins. Its codons are UAC and UAU. It is a non-essential amino acid with a polar side group.
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    Definition of tyrosine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtyrosinesSUF-ine
    1. (biochemistry) A nonessential amino acid C9H11NO3 found in most animal proteins, especially casein.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The MET tyrosine kinase receptor (known also as the HGF receptor) promotes, among others, cancer growth and metastasis by conveying proliferative, antiapoptotic, and promigratory signals [ …]
        • Other tyrosine kinase inhibitors are evaluated as well, of which the Syk inhibitors, fostamatinib and entospletinib, might be of particular interest in the near future.
        • Putative N-glycosylation sites are highlighted in green, potential tyrosine sulfation sites in the hinge region are in red, potential phosphorylation sites in pink and palmytoilation site in green.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ine
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
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          1. fr tyrosine
          2. en tyrosines
          3. fr tyrosines
          4. en tyrosinemia
          5. en tyrosinemic
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          Meaning of tyrosine for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "tyrosine" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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