glycine

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Ancient Greek γλυκύς (glukús, sweet) +‎ -ine

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glycine (plural glycines)

  1. (biochemistry) A nonessential amino acid, amino-acetic acid, C2H5NO2 found in most proteins but especially in sugar cane; the simplest amino acid.

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glycine f (plural glycines)

  1. (botany, usually uncountable) wisteria

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glycine f (plural glycines)

  1. glycine

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