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

An essential amino acid C4H19NO3 found in most animal proteins. noun

A colorless crystalline amino acid found in protein; occurs in the hydrolysates of certain proteins; an essential component of human nutrition noun

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The word "threonine" in example sentences

The STK11 gene has the ability to produce an enzyme called "serine/threonine kinase 11" that has several important functions: ❋ Unknown (2009)

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. ❋ Steve Carper (2008)

They're currently working on methionine and threonine. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Threonine – The main sources of threonine are carrots, green leafy vegetables, alfalfa and papaya. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The family of yellow fluorescent proteins was initiated after the crystal structure of green fluorescent protein revealed that threonine residue 203 (Thr203) was near the chromophore. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Fortunately, the excitation maximum of green fluorescent protein is readily shifted to 488 nanometers (in the cyan region) by introducing a single point mutation altering the serine at position 65 into a threonine residue (S65T). ❋ Unknown (2005)

On the hydrophilic side, there is a 4.5 Å separation between repeating threonine and aspartate residues that bind the protein to an ice lattice. ❋ Unknown (2004)

Nearly all humans of European descent have a version of the gene with one type of amino acid, threonine; nearly everyone else has another, alanine. ❋ Peggy (2005)

In acid solution hydroloysis would consume most of the tryptophan, and some of the serine and threonine. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Further, acid hydrolysis would convert cysteine to cystine, and hydrolysis would destroy serine, threonine, cystine, cysteine, and arginine in the alkaline solution generally regarded to have characterized the early ocean. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Egyptian grass and shame millet proteins are also significantly higher in threonine than those usually reported for sorghum protein. ❋ Unknown (1996)

Lysine is the first limiting amino acid, followed by threonine. ❋ Unknown (1996)

However, some pearl millet grain may suffer (nutritionally speaking) because it is low in threonine and the sulfur-containing amino acids. ❋ Unknown (1996)

The most limiting amino acids are lysine followed by threonine. ❋ Unknown (1996)

In general, however, the reported values show higher tryptophan, threonine, and valine and lower leucine, but otherwise similar essential amino acids in pearl millet compared with grain sorghum. ❋ Unknown (1996)

The amino acid profile compared to that of whole-egg protein showed that except for the low score of 46 percent for lysine, the other scores were high: 72 for isoleucine; 90-100 for valine, tryptophan, threonine, and phenylalanine; 127 for leucine; 175 for total sulfur; and 189 percent for methionine. ❋ Unknown (1996)

There are two more groups of oncogene products with phosphokinase activity; firstly tyrosine/phosphokinase which lack receptor function and is located at the inside of the cytoplasmic membrane, and secondly serine/threonine phosphokinase which is found in the cytoplasm. ❋ Unknown (1989)

The superiority is probably due to triticale's higher content of Iysine and threonine. ❋ Unknown (1989)

Beyond Iysine and threonine, there seem to be no significant differences between the amino acids of triticale and wheat. ❋ Unknown (1989)

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