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biocytin

Pronunciation: bī-ō-sī′tin

Definition: Biotin condensed through its carboxyl group with the ε-amino group of a lysyl residue in the apoenzymes to which biotin is the coenzyme; the predominant linkage in which biotin is found.

Synonym(s): biotinyllysine

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