sarcosine


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Related to sarcosine: Glycine
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Noun1.sarcosine - a sweetish crystalline amino acid
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
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Urine obtained from rats with blood stasis contained higher level of taurine and lower levels of N-acetyl glycoprotein, succinate, 2-oxoglutarate, citrate, dimethylamine, glycine, sarcosine, phenylacetylglycine and hippurate.
45] found that amino acid plasticizers such as [beta]-alanine, sarcosine, and L-proline were more effective than glycerol in enhancing the flexibility and tensile properties of starch-poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) blends.
Metabolomic profiles delineate potential role for sarcosine in prostate cancer progression.
Additionally, N-methyl amino acids and sarcosine can be converted into FA via oxidative demethylation by specific enzymes.
1996); association with health outcome is dependent on trimester of exposure IUGR: hypertension, diabetes, Putative biomarkers of obesity, cardiovascular metabolic syndrome: disease, respiratory myoinositol, sarcosine, dysfunction, neurological creatine, creatinine (Dessi et disorders (Joss-Moore and Lane al.
2-5) The proposal that sarcosine (N-methylglycine) (a metabolite of choline found in urine) may be characteristic for prostate cancer progression has since been examined in other laboratories.
N-lauroyl sarcosine and [beta]-mercaptoethanol and [alpha]-cyano-4-hydrocinnamic acid matrix were from Sigma Chemical Co.
Prostate screen A test for the compound sarcosine may help distinguish fast-growing prostate cancers from slow-growing ones (SN: 3/14/09, p.
One HHMI investigator and colleagues at the University of Michigan showed that as prostate cancer develops and progresses, sarcosine levels increase in both tumor cells and urine samples, suggesting that measurements of the metabolite could aid in non-invasively diagnosing the disease.
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Sarcosine, an N-methyl derivative of the amino acid glycine, can distinguish between slow-growing prostate cancers and those likely to spread and become lethal, playing a major role in cancer detection, according to scientists at the University of Michigan.
The latest study links a substance called sarcosine - produced by the body - to the tiger strain.
US researchers say they have identified a substance, sarcosine, which appears to make the cancer spread.