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disulfide bridge
medical dictionary

A disulfide linkage between two cysteinyl residues in a poly-or oligopeptide or in a protein, any disulfide linkage between any thiol-containing moieties of a larger molecule.

Synonyms: cystine bridge.

(05 Mar 2000)

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