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3-Methylhistidine is an amino acid occurring in myofibrillar proteins and important in the synthesis of carnosine. Increased levels of 3-Methylhistidine indicative of active catabolism of muscle protein. Information from Dorland's Medical Dictionary,, accessed 2006 11 30. Source: Regenstrief Institute

3-Methylhistidine is a product of peptide bond synthesis and methylation of actin and myosin. The measurement of 3-Methylhistidine provides an index of the rate of muscle protein breakdown. Copyright Copyright ©2005-2009 Genome Alberta (Reference to original publication: Wishart DS, Knox C, Guo AC, et al. HMDB: a knowledgebase for the human metabolome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 37(Database issue):D603-610.) Source: Human Metabolome Database, Human Metabolome Database

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 3-甲基组氨酸
Synonyms: 3Me-His;3Me-hist;3-MH
fr-CA French (Canada) 3-méthylhistidine
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) 3-metüülhistidiin
es-ES Spanish (Spain) 3-Metilhistidina
it-IT Italian (Italy) 3-Metilistidina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) 3-Metilhistidin
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) 3-Метилгистидин
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) 3-methylhistidine
fr-BE French (Belgium) 3-méthylhistidine