Medical Definition of Active methionine

1. S-(5'-deoxy-5'-adenosyl)-l-methionine;condensation product of adenosine and l-methionine involving replacement of the -OPO3H2 of adenylic acid by -S+ (CH3)CH2CH2CH(NH3+)CO 2 of methionine; a sulfonium compound bearing a methyl group that is transferred in transmethylation reactions. See: methionine adenosyltransferase. Synonym: active methionine. Acronym: SAM (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Active Methionine

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