Glycine is a genus in the bean family Fabaceae. The best known species is the soybean (Glycine max). While the majority of the species are found only in Australia, the soybean`s native range is in East Asia. A few species extend from Australia to East Asia (e.g., G. tomentella and G. tabacina). Glycine species are used as food plant
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(Soybean) These plants are commonly known as the Soybean. They are natives of Australia, Africa and Asia. These annuals are tall, upright bushes with roundish, fuzzy leaves and many short, hairy pods that stick closely to the stems. There are home garden varieties chosen for their earlier maturity, shorter height, longer pods and larger beans, whic
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one of 20 amino acids commonly found in proteins.
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- the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane 2. [n] - genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
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A naturally occurring aliphatic amino acid, found in large quantities in gelatin. Symbol NH2
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COOH) Gly; aminoacetic acid. A naturally occurring aliphatic amino acid, found in large quantities in gelatin.
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Glycine: An amino acid, one of the 20 building blocks of protein. A nonessential amino acid, glycine is part of many proteins, participates in purine synthesis, and is a neurotransmitter. Symbol: Gly.
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(= Gly; G; 75.1 D) The simplest amino acid. It is a common residue in proteins, especially collagen and elastin, and is not optically active. It is also a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in spinal cord and brainstem of vertebrate central nervous system.
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<amino acid, physiology> The simplest amino acid. It is a common residue in proteins, especially collagen and elastin and is not optically active. ... It is also a major inhibitory neurotransmitter in spinal cord and brainstem of vertebrate central nervous system. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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(gli´sēn) a nonessential amino acid that functions as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; used as a gastric antacid and dietary supplement, and for bladder irrigation in transurethral prostatectomy. Called also aminoacetic acid.
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the simplest amino acid, obtainable by hydrolysis of proteins. Sweet-tasting, it was among the earliest amino acids to be isolated from gelatin ... [8 related articles]
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NH2CH2COOH Molar mass: 75.0666
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Glycine (abbreviated as Gly or G) is an organic compound with the formula NH2CH2COOH. Having a hydrogen substituent as its side-chain, glycine is the smallest of the 20 amino acids commonly found in proteins. Its codons are GGU, GGC, GGA, GGG cf. the genetic code. Glycine is a colourless, sweet-tasting crystalline solid. It is unique among the pro
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The simplest amino acid. Glycine is amphoteric because it has both the amine group (-NH2
, basic) and the carboxylate group (-COOH, acidic). In acidic solutions it behaves as a base to form the...
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glycine (glī'sēn) , organic compound, one of the 20 amino acids commonly found in animal proteins. Glycine is the only one of these amino acids that is not optically active, i.e., it does not have d- and l-stereoisomers. It is structurally the simplest of the α-amino acids, hav...
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Glycine (Aminoethanoic acid) is a simple (the simplest) non-essential amino acid occurring in most proteins, that acts as a neurotransmitter.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: glī′sēn Definitions: 1. The simplest amino acid; a major component of gelatin and silk fibroin; used as a nutrient and dietary supplement, and in solution for irrigation; used in the treatment of isovaleric acidemia. Synonyms: gelatin sugar
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Simplest amino acid, and one of the main components of proteins. When purified, it is a sweet, colourless crystalline compound. Glycine was found in space in 1994 in the star-forming region Sagittarius B2. The discovery is important because of its bearing on the origins of life on Earth. Glycine is the only biogenic amino acid that is not chira...
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an amino acid; one of the building blocks of glutathione.
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A naturally occurring aliphatic amino acid, found in large quantities in gelatin.
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