Valine vs Methionine - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between valine and methionine
is that valine
is tool, means, implement while methionine
is methionine (amino acid).
(amino acid, organic compound, ) An essential amino acid 2-amino-3-methylbutanoic acid found in most animal proteins.
(amino acid, organic compound, ) A lipotropic, sulphur-containing essential amino acid, C5H11NO2S, found in most protein.
* 1999 , (Matt Ridley), Genome , Harper Perennial 2004, p. 253:
- The purpose was to make soya beans more healthy for those for whom they are a staple food by correcting soya beans' natural deficiency in a chemical called methionine .