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pro·line

 (prō′lēn′)
n.
An amino acid, C5H9NO2, that is found in most proteins and is a major constituent of collagen.

[Short for pyrrolidine, one of its constituents : pyrrol(e) + -id(e) + -ine.]

proline

(ˈprəʊliːn; -lɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid that occurs in protein
[C20: from pyrrolidine]

pro•line

(ˈproʊ lin, -lɪn)

n.
an alcohol-soluble amino acid, C4H9NHCOOH, occurring in high concentration in collagen. Abbr.: Pro; Symbol: P
[1900–05; alter. of pyrrolidine (see pyrrole, -idine)]

pro·line

(prō′lēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proline - an amino acid that is found in many proteins (especially collagen)
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"
Translations
proline
prolina

proline

n prolina
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