Sulfur vs Lanthionine - What's the difference?

sulfur | lanthionine |


As nouns the difference between sulfur and lanthionine

is that sulfur is sulfur (chemical element) while lanthionine is (amino acid) an analogue of cystine consisting of two alanine residues connected by a single sulfur atom.

sulfur

English

Alternative forms

* sulphur

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (uncountable) A chemical element (symbol S) with an atomic number of 16.
  • (countable, uncountable) A yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
  • Synonyms

    * (element) brimstone

    Derived terms

    * desulfur, desulphur * disulfur, disulphur * flowers of sulfur, flowers of sulphur * hepar sulphuris * hydrodesulfurization, hydrohydrodesulphurisation, hydrohydrodesulphurization * iron-sulfur cluster, iron-sulphur cluster * potash of sulfur, potash of sulphur * sulf-, sulfo-, sulph-, sulpho- * sulfa-, sulpha- * sulfonium, sulphonium * * * * * * sulfurate, sulphurate * sulfur acid, sulphur acid * sulfur alcohol, sulphur alcohol * sulfur bacterium, sulphur bacterium * sulfur bath, sulphur bath * sulfur-bottom, sulphur-bottom * sulfur-bottom whale, sulphur-bottom whale * sulfur butterfly, sulphur butterfly * sulfur cast, sulphur cast * sulfur cockatoo, sulphur cockatoo * sulfur-color, sulphur-colour * sulfur-colored, sulphur-coloured * sulphur cone * sulfur-crested cockatoo, sulphur-crested cockatoo * sulfur cycle, sulphur cycle * sulfur dibromide, sulphur dibromide * sulfur dioxide, sulphur dioxide * sulfured, sulphured * sulphur-headed cauliflower * sulfur ether, sulphur ether * sulfuretum, sulphuretum * sulfur fungus, sulphur fungus * sulfur hexafluoride, sulphur hexafluoride * sulfuric, sulphuric * sulfuriferous, sulphuriferous * sulfur impression, sulphur impression * sulfuring, sulphuring * sulfurity, sulphurity * sulfur match, sulphur match * sulfur monoxide, sulphur monoxide * sulphur of ivy * sulfur ore, sulphur ore * sulfur oxide, sulphur oxide * sulfur parakeet, sulphur parakeet * sulfur pearl, sulphur pearl * sulfur print, sulphur print * sulfur pyrites, sulphur pyrites * sulfur rain, sulphur rain * sulfur salt, sulphur salt * sulfur shower, sulphur shower * sulfur soap, sulphur soap * sulfur spring, sulphur spring * sulfur tree, sulphur tree * sulfur trioxide, sulphur trioxide * sulfur tuft, sulphur tuft * sulphur vivum * sulfur weed, sulphur weed * sulfur works, sulphur works * sulfurwort, sulphurwort * sulfur yellow, sulphur yellow * sulfury, sulphury * sulfuryl, sulphuryl * tetrasulfur, tetrasulphur * vegetable sulfur, vegetable sulphur * virgin sulfur, virgin sulphur * volcanic sulfur, volcanic sulphur * ultra-low sulfur diesel, ultra-low sulphur diesel

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a yellowish green colour, like that of sulfur.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To treat with sulfur, or a sulfur compound, especially to preserve or to counter agricultural pests.
  • See also

    * acid rain * alunite * barite * cinnabar * cysteine * dithionous acid * Epsom salts * galena * gunpowder * gypsum * heparin * Lawesson's reagent * mercaptan * methionine * oleum * polythionic acid * pyrite * sodium dithionate * sodium dithionite * sphalerite * stibnite * thi-, thio- * thiol * thiolate * thionic * ----

    lanthionine

    Noun

    (-)
  • (amino acid) An analogue of cystine consisting of two alanine residues connected by a single sulfur atom