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glu·ta·mine

 (glo͞o′tə-mēn′)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C5H10N2O3, occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins and produced commercially for use in medicine and biochemical research.

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glutamine

(ˈɡluːtəˌmiːn; -mɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid occurring in proteins: plays an important role in protein metabolism
[C19: from glut(en) + -amine]
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glu•ta•mine

(ˈglu təˌmin, -mɪn)

n.
a crystalline amino acid, C5H10N2O3, related to glutamic acid and found in many plant and animal proteins. Abbr.: Gln; Symbol: Q
[1880–85; glut(en) + amine]
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glu·ta·mine

(glo͞o′tə-mēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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Noun1.glutamine - a crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins; important in protein metabolism
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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glutamine
glutamina

glutamine

n glutamina
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