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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Also disclosed are methods for selecting transformed plant cells using ethionine and CGS as the selection agent and marker gene respectively.
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.