Methionine

What is Methionine?

Methionine ( or ; abbreviated as Met or M) is an α-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)CH2CH2SCH3. This amino acid is classified as nonpolar as it has a straight side chain that possess a S-methyl thioether (i.e. C–S–C bonding) at the γ-carbon. It is an essential amino acid in all metazoa. This amino-acid is coded by the initiation codon AUG which also indicates mRNA's coding region where translation into protein begins.

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I have been prescribed n-acetyl cysteine at 500 mg twice daily and methionine 250-300 mg daily as part of a "detoxification" process for folic acid...

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