|Molecular Formula||C5H11NO2S or CH3S(CH2)2CH(NH2)COOH|
A butyric acid with an amino substituent at position 2 and a methylthio substituent at position 4, methionine is an amino acid that contains sulphur. In addition to being a Saccharomyces cerevisiae and an Escherichia coli metabolite, it also performs as an algal, plant, Daphnia magna, and Escherichia coli metabolite. It is an amino acid with sulphur and an alpha-amino acid. It is a conjugate acid of methioninate. It is a tautomer of the methionine zwitterion.
DL-methionine is used in a wide range of products, including medications, food, drinks, health and personal care items, poultry, animal feed, and agricultural products. As a food ingredient and nutritional supplement, DL-methionine is an amino acid supplement. Throughout the whole food and beverage industry, DL-methionine is used.