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LP15730-2   Methionine
Methionine is an essential nonpolar amino acid, and a lipotropic. Methionine and cysteine are the only sulfur-containing proteinogenic amino acids. The methionine derivative S-adenosyl methionine (SAM) serves as a methyl donor. Methionine plays a role in cysteine, carnitine and taurine synthesis by the transsulfuration pathway, lecithin production, the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine and other phospholipids. Improper conversion of methionine can lead to atherosclerosis. Methionine, a chelating agent, is one of only two amino acids encoded by a single codon (AUG) in the standard genetic code (tryptophan, encoded by UGG, is the other). The codon AUG is also significant, in that it carries the Start message for a ribosome to begin protein translation from mRNA. As a consequence, methionine is incorporated into the N-terminal position of all proteins in eukaryotes and archaea during translation, although it is usually removed by post-translational modification. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Methionine (Wikipedia)

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Methionine SFr Hair
Display Name
Methionine/Total AA (Hair) [Molar fraction]
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Methionine/Total Amino Acids, Hair

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es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Metionina / Aminoácidos total:Fracción de sustancia:Punto temporal:Cabello:Cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Metionina/Aminoacidos totales:Fraccion de sustancia:Punto temporal:Pelo:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Metioniin/aminohapped.üld:SFr:Pt:Hair:Qn:
Synonyms: Aine fraktsioon Juhuslik Juuksed Kvantitatiivne
fr-CA French (Canada) Méthionine/Acides aminés.totales:Fraction de substance:Temps ponctuel:Cheveu:Quantitatif:
fr-FR French (France) Méthionine/acides aminés totaux:Fraction molaire:Ponctuel:Cheveux:Numérique:
fr-BE French (Belgium) Méthionine/Acides aminés.totales:Fraction de substance:Temps ponctuel:Cheveu:Quantitatif:
Synonyms: Fraction. Concentration
it-IT Italian (Italy) Metionina/Aminoacidi.totali:SFr:Pt:Pelo:Qn:
Synonyms: Chimica Frazione di Sostanza Punto nel tempo (episodio)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) methionine/aminozuren.totaal:stoffractie:moment:haar:kwantitatief:
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Metionina/Aminoá
Synonyms: Met; Amino acid; AA; Substance fraction; Percent; Point in time; Random; Har; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; Tot; Totl; Acd; Acid; Chemistry
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Метионин/Аминокислоты.общий:МольДол:ТчкВрм:Волосы:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Мольная доля;Молярная доля Точка во времени;Момент
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Metiyonin/Aminoı:Saç:Kant:
zh-CN Chinese (China) 蛋氨酸/氨基酸类.总计:物质的量分数:时间点:毛发:定量型:
Synonyms: AA;总氨基酸;成分 - 化学 - 氨基酸类;氨基酸;氨基酸.总计 Met;甲硫基丁氨酸;甲硫氨酸 克分子分数;摩尔分数 全体数量 全部 共计 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 发;头发;毛 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 总 总和 总数 总氨基酸 总量 总额 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 汇总

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