threonine


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thre·o·nine

 (thrē′ə-nēn′, -nĭn)
n.
A colorless crystalline amino acid, C4H9NO3, that is obtained from the hydrolysis of protein and is an essential component of human nutrition.

[Probably from threose, a kind of sugar (alteration of erythrose : erythro- + -ose) + -ine.]

threonine

(ˈθriːəˌniːn; -nɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid that occurs in certain proteins
[C20 threon-, probably from Greek eruthron, from eruthros red (see erythro-) + -ine2]

thre•o•nine

(ˈθri əˌnin, -nɪn)

n.
an essential amino acid, CH3CHOHCH(NH2)COOH, obtained by the hydrolysis of proteins. Symbol: T Abbr.: Thr
[1936; threon- (alter. of Greek erythrón, neuter of erythrós red; see erythro-) + -ine2]

thre·o·nine

(thrē′ə-nēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.threonine - a colorless crystalline amino acid found in protein; occurs in the hydrolysates of certain proteins; an essential component of human nutrition
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
Translations
Threonin
thréonine
treonina

threonine

n treonina
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The SID of lysine, threonine, cysteine and glycine in SBM from China tended to be greater than in SBM from Brazil (p<0.
05) in their composition of adenosine monophosphate (AMP), adenine, 5'-methythioadenosine, 3-hydroxybutyric acid, prostaglandin E2, threonine, and glutamine.
The criteria for evaluation of the results of the study were the structural changes of thirteen amino acids: arginine, lysine, tyrosine, phenylalanine, histidine, isoleucine + leucine, methionine, valine, proline, threonine, serine, alanine, glycine [7].
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The new study, however, revealed that before the incomplete protein is recycled, Rqc2 can prompt the ribosomes to add just two amino acids (of a total of 20) -- alanine and threonine -- over and over, and in any order.
Some essential amino acids, such as leucine and threonine, are present in wheat germ.
Further analysis of the SASH1 tyrosine phosphorylation status in HeLa cells transfected with CEACAM 1, as well as the SASH1 serine and threonine phosphorylation status in HeLa cells, should shed more light on the function of SASH 1.
The commercial availability of threonine (Thr) in poultry breeding has provided diet formulation of broilers with lower crude protein (CP) levels than those normally employed by the industry.
Threonine, valine, methionine, leucine, cysteine, arginine and tyrosine contents were either low or absent.
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