threonyl

noun
thre·​o·​nyl | \ -ˌnil How to pronounce threonyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of threonyl

: the amino acid radical or residue CH3CH(OH)CH(NH3)COO− of threonine abbreviation Thr

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