Medical Definition of Cysteinyldopa

1. 5-s-cysteinyldopa. Found in large amounts in the plasma and urine of patients with malignant melanoma. It is therefore used in the diagnosis of melanoma and for the detection of postoperative metastases. Cysteinyldopa is believed to be formed by the rapid enzymatic hydrolysis of 5-s-glutathionedopa found in melanin-producing cells. Chemical name: L-Tyrosine, 3-((2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)thio)-5-hydroxy-, (R)- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cysteinyldopa

cysteine desulfhydrase
cysteine desulfurase
cysteine proteinase
cysteine proteinase inhibitors
cysteine proteinases
cysteine string protein
cysteine sulfinate desulfinase
cysteine sulfinic acid
cysteine synthase
cysteines
cysteinic
cysteins
cysteinyl
cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase
cysteinyl leukotriene
cysteinyldopa (current term)
cystic
cystic acne
cystic artery
cystic breast disease
cystic bronchiectasis
cystic carcinoma
cystic diathesis
cystic disease of renal medulla
cystic duct
cystic duct cholangiography
cystic fibrosis
cystic fibrosis antigen

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