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histidine A basic, polar (see POLAR MOLECULE) amino acid that contains an imidazole group (C3H4N2).

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histidine A basic, polar amino acid that contains an imidazole group (C3H4N2); it is the precursor of histamine.

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histidine (hist-i-deen) n. an amino acid from which histamine is derived.

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histidine An essential amino acid with a basic side chain.

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histidine See amino acid.

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