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An amino acid, C5H9NO2, that is found in most proteins and is a major constituent of collagen.
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(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid that occurs in protein
[C20: from pyrrolidine]
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pro•line(ˈproʊ lin, -lɪn)
an alcohol-soluble amino acid, C4H9NHCOOH, occurring in high concentration in collagen. Abbr.: Pro; Symbol: P
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A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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|Noun||1.||proline - an amino acid that is found in many proteins (especially collagen)|
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