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threonine An essential amino acid. It was the last of the protein amino acids to be discovered, in 1935, in studies of nitrogen balance on subjects fed mixtures of the then known amino acids in place of proteins.

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threonine An aliphatic, polar (see POLAR MOLECULE) alpha-amino acid.

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threonine (three-ŏ-neen) n. an essential amino acid. See also amino acid.

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threonine An aliphatic, polar, alpha amino acid.

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threonine See amino acid.