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me·thi·o·nine

 (mə-thī′ə-nēn′)
n.
A sulfur-containing essential amino acid, C5H11NO2S, obtained from various proteins or prepared synthetically and used as a dietary supplement and in pharmaceuticals.

methionine

(mɛˈθaɪəˌniːn; -ˌnaɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an essential amino acid containing sulphur, which occurs in many proteins: important in methylating reactions
[C20: meth- + thionine]

me•thi•o•nine

(mɛˈθaɪ əˌnin, -nɪn)

n.
an essential amino acid, C5H11NO2S, occurring in casein, yeast, and other proteins. Abbr.: Met; Symbol: M
[1928; methion- (b. methyl and Greek theîon sulfur) + -ine2]

me·thi·o·nine

(mə-thī′ə-nēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methionine - a crystalline amino acid containing sulfur; found in most proteins and essential for nutrition
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
Translations
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Project Description : Construction of a new liquid methionine plant in Nanjing, China.
The aim of the present experiment was to evaluate the influence of diets with high methionine content on growth performance, health status, nutrient digestibility and nitrogen balance in Arctic foxes ( Vulpeslagopus).
Methionine (Met) plays critical roles in methylation reaction, protein accretion [1], growth performance promotion [2,3] and immune responses enhancement [4].
This build-up occurs when the body cannot properly process methionine.
Comparison of F-18 FDG and C-11 methionine PET/CT for the evaluation of recurrent primary brain tumors.
Previously, dietary supplementation of lysine and methionine caused improvement in growth performance in broiler [26].
1,2) It is formed in vivo from the reaction of the amino acid methionine and adenosine triphosphate (ATP), catalyzed by the enzyme methionine adenosyltransferase.
Two essential amino acids lysine (Lys) and methionine (Met) are limiting amino acids for optimum milk production in early lactation of these animals and are derived from dietary source.
Although most nutrients required by the immune system are present in the diet in sufficient concentrations, there is evidence that increased dietary supplementation of certain nutrients such as methionine above the optimal level for growth is of benefit to immune response and maximum performance/productivity [1].
Hydrogen sulfide is used to develop the two sulfur-containing amino acids, methionine and cysteine.
It brought Evonik's methionine production ability worldwide to 580,000 metric tons.