Desmosine

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Desmosine
Molecular formula C24H40N5O8
Molar mass 526.603
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

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A desmosine cross-link is formed when three allysyl side chains plus one unaltered lysl side chain from the same or neighbouring polypeptides.

It is found in elastin. Gives it the yellow color.

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