Product Name: DL-Threonine
Synonyms: (+/-)-2-Amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid
Molecular Formula: C4H9NO3
Molecular Weight: 119.12
CAS No.: 80-68-2
DL-Threonine is an an alpha-amino acid that is butanoic acid substituted by an amino group at position 2 and a hydroxy group at position 3. Its codons are ACU, ACA, ACC, and ACG. This essential amino acid is classified as polar. Together with serine, threonine is one of two proteinogenic amino acids bearing an alcohol group. It is also one of two common amino acids that bear achiral side chain, along with isoleucine.