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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: tri-meth'il-li'sen

Definition: An amino acid residue found in a number of proteins by the action of S-adenosyl-l-methionine on l-lysyl residues; upon release by proteolysis, Ne-trimethyllysine becomes the precursor of carnitine.

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