Author(s): Crawhall JC, Parker R, Sneddon W, Young EP, Ampola MG,
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Abstract beta-Mercaptolactate-cysteine disulfide, a hitherto undescribed analog of cystine, was isolated from the urine of a mentally retarded patient. The propertis of this substance are described, and its structure is confirmed by mass spectrometry and by partial synthesis.
This article was published in Science
and referenced in Advanced Techniques in Biology & Medicine