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threonine

 [thre´o-nēn]
a naturally occurring amino acid, one of the essential amino acids.

thre·o·nine (T, Thr),

(thrē'ō-nēn),
2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid; the l-isomer is one of the naturally occurring amino acids, included in the structure of most proteins, and nutritionally essential in the diet of humans and other mammals.

threonine

/thre·o·nine/ (Thr) (T) (thre´o-nēn) a naturally occurring amino acid essential for human metabolism.

threonine

(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.

threonine (Thr)

an essential amino acid needed for proper growth in infants and maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults. See also amino acid, protein.
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Chemical structure of threonine

thre·o·nine

(T) (thrē'ō-nēn)
One of the naturally occurring amino acids, included in the structure of most proteins and nutritionally essential in the diet of humans and other mammals.

threonine

One of the 20 AMINO ACIDS that form proteins and an essential ingredient in the diet. The substance is used as one of the ingredients in the externally-applied antibiotic preparation Cicatrin.
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Fig. 296 Threonine . Molecular structure.

threonine (T, Thr)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in proteins. It has a polar ‘R’ group structure and is soluble in water. See Fig. 296 . The ISOELECTRIC POINT of threonine is 5.6.

thre·o·nine

(T, Thr) (thrē'ō-nēn)
One of the naturally occurring amino acids, included in the structure of most proteins and nutritionally essential in the diet of humans and other mammals.

threonine (thrē´ōnīn),

n one of the essential amino acids needed for proper growth in infants and maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults. See also amino acid.

threonine

Thr; a naturally occurring, hydroxy amino acid.
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