arginine


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
Arginin

arginine

n arginina
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