Two of the four diastereoisomers of threonine, differing from the l- and d-threonines in the configuration of the hydroxyl group in the side chain.

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  • aThr — Abbreviation for allothreonines. See allothreonines …   Medical dictionary

  • allo- — 1. Other; differing from the normal or usual. 2. Chemical prefix formerly used with an amino acid whose side chain contains an asymmetric carbon; for example, the alloisoleucines and allothreonines. [G. allos, other] …   Medical dictionary

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