glycine glycine  /ɡ ˈlaɪ ˌsin/


  1. (n) the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane
  2. (n) genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean


  1. Key chemical which staves off muscular fatigue is glycine, one of the 14 amino acids necessary for life.
  2. Almost a dozen diet-food producers have approached Adolph's Food Products, which manufactures a sugar substitute composed mainly of glycine, an amino acid.
  3. Feeding it to laboratory animals, he found that about 70% of the acid passed through the walls of the intestine combined with glycine and was eliminated by the kidneys.


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