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threonine

 [thre´o-nēn]
a naturally occurring amino acid, one of the essential amino acids.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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These are the best quality proteins in cereal grains because of their high contents of lysine and threonine (Tatham et al., 1995), the first and second limiting amino acid (AA) in sorghum.
Scientists observed the smallest increase in individual amino acids in alanine, threonine, glutamine and glycine, while cysteine displayed very minor increases in most locations.
The proteins contain many repeated sequences of the amino acids serine, threonine, glycine, and cysteine.
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