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5-hydroxylysine

Pronunciation: hi'drok'si-li'sen

Definition: A hydroxylated amino acid found in certain collagens. The decreased ability to form 5-hydroxylysine is associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type VI.

Synonym(s): ?-hydroxylysine

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