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Descriptor English: Cystathionine
Descriptor Spanish: Cistationina
Descriptor Portuguese: Cistationina
Descriptor French: Cystathionine
Tree number(s): D02.886.030.175
D12.125.095.307
D12.125.119.307
D12.125.166.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003540
Scope note: Sulfur-containing amino acid formed as an intermediate in the conversion of METHIONINE to CYSTEINE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 375YFJ481O
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Homocysteine, S-(2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)-, (R)-
Previous Indexing: Amino Acids (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 73; was see under AMINO ACIDS 1963-72
Online Note: search AMINO ACIDS 1966-70
History Note: 73(71); was see under AMINO ACIDS 1963-72
DeCS ID: 3559
Unique ID: D003540
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/11/29
Cystathionine - Preferred
Concept UI M0005532
Scope note Sulfur-containing amino acid formed as an intermediate in the conversion of METHIONINE to CYSTEINE.
Preferred term Cystathionine



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