Definition of "threonine" [threonine]

  • (noun) A colorless crystalline amino acid, C4H9NO3, that is obtained from the hydrolysis of protein and is an essential component of human nutrition.

Use "threonine" in a sentence

  • "The STK11 gene has the ability to produce an enzyme called "serine/threonine kinase 11" that has several important functions:"
  • "ALG fractions were identified as a sugar protein complex and the protein moiety of ALG contained high amounts of glutamic acid (or glutamine), threonine, asparagic acid (or asparagine) and proline."
  • "They're currently working on methionine and threonine."

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