pyroglutamic acid

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5-ox·o·pro·line (Glp),

(ok'kō-prō'lēn),
A keto derivative of proline that is formed nonenzymatically from glutamate, glutamine, and γ-glutamylated peptides; it is also produced by the action of γ-glutamylcyclotransferase; elevated levels of 5-oxoproline are often associated with problems of glutamine or glutathione metabolism.

pyroglutamic acid

[pi′roglootam′ik]
an uncommon amino acid derivative.

pyroglutamic acid

see 5-oxoproline.
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