ethionine


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ethionine

[e′thī·ə‚nēn]
(biochemistry)
C5H13O2N An amino acid that is the ethyl analog of and the biological antagonist of methionine.
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Root formation in pea stem sections and its inhibition by kinetin, ethionine and chloramphenicol.
3-5] Regression of fibrosis was seen in many experimental models, including biliary obstruction,[6-8] carbon tetrachloride toxicity,[9-11] nutritional models,[12] ethionine toxicity,[13] and schistosomiasis,[14,15] among others, as reviewed by Perez-Tamayo.
Ethionine and mercaptoethanol interfere with growth as well (Longevialle, 1970); methionine is a good antagonist to ethionine.
ethionine, thioacetamide, coumarin, ethanol, 2-acetamidofluorene, AThitrosodiethylamine).
Thus, low concentrations of ethionine have been used successfully to select and identify methionine over-producing variants, including soybean tissue culture lines (Gonzales et al.
Induction of pancreatic inflammation after ethionine treatment in rats promoted the transformation of benign pancreatic acinar tumors into malignant tumors, and this transformation was associated with the appearance of mutated p53 protein (Bednarz and Olewinski 2002).