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ar·gi·nine

 (är′jə-nēn′)
n.
An amino acid, C6H14N4O2, obtained from the hydrolysis or digestion of plant and animal protein.

[German Arginin, possibly from Greek arginoeis, bright; see arg- in Indo-European roots.]

arginine

(ˈɑːdʒɪˌnaɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) an essential amino acid of plant and animal proteins, necessary for nutrition and for the production of excretory urea
[C19: from German Arginin, of uncertain origin]

ar•gi•nine

(ˈɑr dʒəˌnin, -ˌnaɪn, -nɪn)

n.
an essential amino acid, C6H14N4O2: the free amino acid increases insulin secretion. Abbr.: Arg; Symbol: R
[1885–90; < German Arginin]

ar·gi·nine

(är′jə-nēn′)
An essential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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Noun1.arginine - a bitter tasting amino acid found in proteins and necessary for nutrition; its absence from the diet leads to a reduced production of spermatozoa
essential amino acid - an amino acid that is required by animals but that they cannot synthesize; must be supplied in the diet
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Arginin

arginine

n arginina
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Their research concluded that the arginine silicate inositol complex is absorbed efficiently, raising plasma arginine levels, and is more biologically effective than arginine hydrochloride.
To prevent an ammonia spike during Yang's labor on November 17, 2009, Enns and his colleagues put part one of their plan in motion, first infusing a solution of sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate, along with arginine hydrochloride, into Yang's bloodstream to safely capture the toxin.