Definitions for "Methionine"
amino acid formed by the folate-dependent methylation of homocysteine.
As A Treatment"Methionine is an essential amino acid which contains sulfur..." Related Topic"Essential amino acid..."
Essential amino acid. Dietary source of sulfur and methyl groups. Important for growth, healthy nails and skin and the synthesis of taurine, cysteine, phosphatidylcholine (lecithin), bile, carnitine and endorphins. It is an antioxidant nutrient and lipotropic agent which promotes the physiological utilization of fat.
As A Treatment"...This is the most common dietary deficiency seen in vegetarians..."