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Health A-Z Archives: Homocysteine

By Mary-Ann Shearer What is homocysteine (HC)? Homocysteine (say: “ho-mo-sist-een”)  is an amino acid (a building block of protein) that is produced in the human body from an essential amino acid called Methionine. Homocysteine is classed as an ‘unnatural ‘amino acid in the sense that it does not occur in food. How is a high […]