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gly·cine

 (glī′sēn′, -sĭn)
n.
A sweet-tasting crystalline nonessential amino acid, C2H5NO2, that is the principal amino acid occurring in sugarcane. The simplest amino acid found in protein, it is derived from the alkaline hydrolysis of gelatin and used in biochemical research and medicine.

glycine

(ˈɡlaɪsiːn; ɡlaɪˈsiːn) or

glycin

n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid occurring in most proteins that acts as a neurotransmitter; aminoacetic acid
[C19: glyco- + -ine2]

gly•cine

(ˈglaɪ sin, glaɪˈsin)

n.
a sweet crystalline solid, the simplest amino acid, C2H5NO2, present in most proteins.
[< German Glycin (1848)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glycine - the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane
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"
2.Glycine - genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Glycine max, soja, soja bean, soya, soybean plant, soya bean, soybean, soy - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
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glycin
Glycin
glicyna

gly·cine

n. glicina, ácido aminoacético, aminoácido no esencial.

glycine

n glicina