Definition of Citrulline

1. Noun. An amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is an intermediate in the conversion of ornithine to arginine.

Generic synonyms: Amino Acid, Aminoalkanoic Acid



Definition of Citrulline

1. Noun. (amino acid) An amino acid, first isolated from watermelons, that is an intermediate in the urea cycle ¹

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Definition of Citrulline

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Citrulline

1. Chemical name: L-Ornithine, N5-(aminocarbonyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citrulline

citronellols
citronellyl
citrons
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citrophilous mealybug
citrophilus mealybug
citrostadienol
citrous
citrous fruit
citrovorum
citrovorum factor
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citrullinaemia
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citrulline (current term)
citrullines
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citrus
citrus fruit
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citrus mealybug
citrus tree
citrus whitefly
citruses
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citrusy
cits
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Literary usage of Citrulline

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1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"L-citrulline at 6 ± 1 nmol/min/mg cell lysate, which is similar to previously reported levels for these cells (2). In the lysate from the freshly obtained ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"citrulline. 7. Gluta- mine. 8. Histidine. 9. Lysine. 10. Arginine. n.Proline. 12. ... citrulline. 7. Glutamine. 8. Histidine. 9. Ornithine. 10. Arginine. u. ..."

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