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Cysteine

Made from Met. Met-->SAM-->Homocysteine--(Ser, B6)-->Cystathione--(B6)-->Cys + alpha-KG

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Homocysteine--> Met

Requires B12 for 5-methyl THF-->THF

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Homocysteine

Inhibits endothelial cell growth, promotes SMC proliferation, interferes with coaggulation cascade (clots/ thrombosis can occur)

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Enteropeptidase

Brush border membrane of intestinal epithelial cells (enterocytes) secretes enzyme which catalyzes the conversion of trypsinogen to trypsin.

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Trypsin

Catalyzes chymotrypsinogen, proelastase, and procarboxypeptidase