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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.

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methionine

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

(mə-thī′ə-nēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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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
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methionine

n metionina
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Louis, MO), 0.02 mM cycloheximide (Sigma), and 0.25 mM methionine sulfoximine (MSX; Sigma).
In additional experiments, the effects of the ammonia assimilation inhibitor, methionine sulfoximine (MSX; Rees, 1987) were examined; MSX inhibits glutamine synthetase, which has been detected in S.
Abbreviations: MSX, methionine sulfoximine; ASW, artificial seawater; FIA, flow injection analysis; POS, polarographic oxygen sensor.