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glycine

 [gli´sēn]
a nonessential amino acid that functions as an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; used as a gastric antacid and dietary supplement, and as a bladder irrigation in transurethral prostatectomy. Called also aminoacetic acid.

gly·cine (G, Gly),

(glī'sēn),
The simplest amino acid; a major component of gelatin and silk fibroin; used as a nutrient and dietary supplement, and in solution for irrigation; used in the treatment of isovaleric acidemia.
Synonym(s): gelatin sugar

glycine

(glī′sēn′, -sĭn)
n.
A sweet-tasting crystalline nonessential amino acid, C2H5NO2, that is the principal amino acid occurring in sugarcane. The simplest amino acid found in protein, it is derived from the alkaline hydrolysis of gelatin and used in biochemical research and medicine.

glycine

An inhibitory neurotransmitter that acts at the level of the spinal cord, the receptors for which are distributed in a heterogeneous pattern

gly·cine

(G) (glī'sēn)
The simplest amino acid; a major component of gelatin and silk fibroin; used as a nutrient and dietary supplement, and in solution for irrigation.
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Fig. 175 Glycine . Molecular structure.

glycine (G, Gly)

one of 20 amino acids common in proteins; although it has a nonpolar ‘R’ structure, it is soluble in water. See Fig. 175 . Glycine is the simplest of all amino acids and has an ISOELECTRIC POINT of 6.0.

gly·cine

(glī'sēn)
Simplest amino acid; used as a nutrient and dietary supplement.
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Some of the major players operating in the global glycine market include Evonik Industries, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Inc., Showa Dekno KK, and The Dow Chemical Company.
'Based on our findings, we believe that KAL-1816 constitutes the first completely selective alpha3 glycine receptor agonist that can potently activate this critical pain relief pathway without producing complications via the alpha1 glycine receptor pathway,' stated Farrell.
* No adverse effects have been shown when using glycine powder air polishing for nonsurgical treatment of peri-implant diseases.
As shown by Table 1 that salinity stress has significantly reduced the growth and production of brassica but the exogenous application of proline and glycine betaine minimizes the effect of salinity.
found that glycine decarboxylase (GLDC) was upregulated in SHMT2 overexpressed 3T3 cells and whether or not GLDC is responsible for the cell proliferation induced by SHMT2 remains to be explored [24].
Glycine solution (0.02 mM) was prepared in a phosphate buffer solution (PBS, 100 mL).
The glycine conjugations of MQCA and QCA were prepared using a common method as illustrated in Scheme 1.
Glycine Treatment Could Attenuate HG- and H/R-Induced H9C2 Cell Injury, Which Is Involved in the Inhibition of PKC[beta]2 Activation.
In the second experimental study, glycine, sodium pyruvate, and resveratrol (Sigma-Aldrich, St.
In this regard, targeting coagonist at the glycine binding site or using NMDAR-PAMs may be a safer therapeutics option [55].
The aim of this study was to evaluate cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of noradrenaline, serotonin, gammaaminobutyric acid (GABA), and glycine in parturients with labor pain compared to those without labor pain in order to investigate the role of the descending inhibitory system and inhibitory interneurons in the spinal cord in an acute pain setting.
Glycine has very vital roles in metabolism and nutrition of many mammals and humans.