threonine

noun thre·o·nine \ ˈthrē-ə-ˌnēn \

Definition of threonine

: a colorless crystalline essential amino acid C4H9NO3

Origin and Etymology of threonine

probably from threonic acid (C4H8O5)


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threonine

noun thre·o·nine \ ˈthrē-ə-ˌnēn \

medical Definition of threonine

: a colorless crystalline essential amino acid C4H9NO3 that is found in various proteins abbreviation Thr

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