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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
metionina
methionin
Methionin
metionino
metioniini
méthionine
מתיונין
metionin
metionin
metionina
メチオニン
metioninas
metionīns
methionine
metionin
metionina
metionina
metionín
метионин
metionin
metiyonin
метіонін

methionine

n metionina
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