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      n   a sweet-tasting amino acid that is synthesized in the body and is involved in the synthesis of cysteine; 2-amino-3-hydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: CH2(OH)CH(NH2)COOH  
     (C19: from sericin + -ine2)  
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serin, serein, seine, serotine

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