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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