DL-Methionine

DL-Methionine

Methionine (symbol Met or M) (/mɪˈθaɪəniːn/) is an essential amino acid in humans.

Introduction

Methionine (symbol Met or M) (/mɪˈθaɪəniːn/) is an essential amino acid in humans. Methionine is important in angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, and supplementation may benefit those suffering from copper poisoning. Overconsumption of methionine, the methyl group donor in DNA methylation, is related to cancer growth in a number of studies. Methionine was first isolated in 1921 by John Howard Mueller


Functions and Applications

1. Food grade: nutrition enhancer, flavouring agent, improving food nutrition value and flavor

2. Feed grade: improving animal production performance, health and the quality of animal products    

3. Medicine grade: liver and myocardial protection, fight depression, fall blood pressure



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