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GLOSSARY & ABBREVIATIONS

Pen

L-Penicillaminyl (╬▓,╬▓-Dimethyl-L-cysteinyl)

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L-Penicillamine, an analog of L-cysteine.
Whereas D-Penicillamine is a precursor of penicilline and used as a drug, the L-enantiomer is toxic. In peptides, Pen is incorporated as a Cys replacement in disulfide bridges.

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