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[glahy-seen, glahy-seen] /ˈglaɪ sin, glaɪˈsin/

noun, Biochemistry.
a colorless, crystalline, sweet, water-soluble solid, H 2 NCH 2 COOH, the simplest amino acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis and biochemical research. Symbol: G.
Abbreviation: Gly;
/ˈɡlaɪsiːn; ɡlaɪˈsiːn/
a nonessential amino acid occurring in most proteins that acts as a neurotransmitter; aminoacetic acid

glycine gly·cine (glī’sēn’, -sĭn)

Abbr. Gly A nonessential amino acid derived from the alkaline hydrolysis of gelatin and used as a nutrient and dietary supplement, also used in biochemical research and in the treatment of certain myopathies.
(glī’sēn’, -sĭn)
A nonessential amino acid. Glycine is the simplest amino acid. Chemical formula: C2H5NO2. See more at amino acid.


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